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Title:

Freshwater fish attracting structures (FAS): Evaluating a new tool to improve fishing quality and access to fisheries resources in Australian impoundments

Project Number:

2017-019

Organisation:

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QLD)

Principal Investigator:

Michael Hutchison

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$239,541.00

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Evaluation of the ability of several types of fish attracting structures (FAS) to attract a range of native fish species in impoundments.

2. Evaluation of the impacts of FAS on angler catch rates and angler satisfaction rates.

3. Evaluation of the impact of FAS on angler visitation rates.

4. Development of best practice guidelines for installation of FAS in Australian impoundments.