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Title:

An industry based mark recapture program to provide stock assessment inputs for the Western Rock Lobster Fishery following introduction of quota management

Project Number:

2014-023

Organisation:

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA

Principal Investigator:

Jason How

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$346,969.38

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Determine spatially specific exploitation rates and legal biomass levels

2. Increase precision of estimates for movement rates between management zones

3. Improve understanding of the variability of growth throughout the range of the fishery