All posts tagged "Port Phillip Bay"

  • Record Recruitment of Snapper in 2018

    This year has proven to be a phenomenal year for Victoria’s snapper stocks with record recruitment found in Port Phillip Bay. 2018 is the best year class of snapper stock in the past 26-years of sampling by the Victoria...

  • Steer Clear of Ships in the Rip

    During the Easter break, many Victorian’s will take the opportunity to get out onto the water for a fish with family and friends. With Port Phillip Bay being a popular area for fishing, boating and yachting as well as...

  • Sand Flathead in Focus

    VRFish is inviting interested fishers to complete a survey and expressions of interest to form part of a Victorian Fisheries Authority focus group examining the current state of knowledge on the sand flathead fishery in Port Phillip Bay and discussing options...

  • Live Underwater Web-cam Launched

    You can now spy in on our marine inhabitants in Port Phillip Bay without getting wet with the launch of Reef Cam, Australia’s first ever rocky-reef live-feed. The Nature Conservancy with funding from the John T Reid Charitable Trust...

  • Bringing a desert back to life

    By Bob Pearce, VRFish member and Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club.  “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” (Joni Mitchell – “Big Yellow Taxi,” 1970) – a fairly apt...

  • The case for seagrass restoration in Port Phillip Bay

    by Alastair Hirst, School of Life and Environmental Science, Deakin University Port Phillip Bay is a highly productive system, supporting one of Australia’s most prized recreational fisheries. Long-term stewardship of this resource relies upon, not only effective management of the...

  • Port Phillip Bay Sand Flathead

    By Ross Winstanley There’s probably not been a more important investment of Recreational Fishing Licence (RFL) funds in marine fisheries research than the study by a Fisheries Victoria research team into the condition of the Port Phillip Bay sand...

  • Angling Club Stars in Shellfish Reef Video

    Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club member and VRFish representative Bob Pearce, explains his dream to restore Port Phillip Bay’s lost living shellfish reefs in this new short video. This flagship marine habitat restoration project is now in stage 2 and project partners Dr. Paul Hamer, Fisheries Victoria and Simon Branigan, The Nature...

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