Issues with the Queensland Spanish Mackerel Fishery

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Today’s podcast features a discussion with Greg Radley, a Gulf of Carpentaria and east coast commercial fisher shares his views on the Queensland Spanish Mackerel fishery.

The East Coast Spanish Mackerel Working Group Communique provides details regarding the Spanish Mackerel fishery and the 2021 stock assessment stating the fishery has an estimated unfished biomass at 17 percent. Fisheries Queensland have indicated that the stock assessment is undertaking an independent scientific peer review process.

Author: Eric Perez, QSIA CEO

Image: Annual Status Report 2011 – East Coast Spanish Mackerel Fishery

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