All posts tagged "Southern bluefin tuna"

  • Status Quo Win For Victorian Tuna Fishers

    VRFish have landed a massive win for Victorian fishers who enjoy our fantastic Southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishery. The Commonwealth Government’s Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Jonathon Duniam has confirmed there will be no changes to Victoria’s SBT...

  • Tuna Champions Ready to Catch a Big One!

    Photo by Al McGlashan Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a number of Victorian fishers open their Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) account for 2019.  As SBT season starts to heat up from Portland across to Port Phillip Heads, there...

  • Health Card on Our Fish Stocks Released

    The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) have just released the 2018 Edition of the Status of Australian Fish Stocks Report. This report combines the best available information from across Australia to analyse the status of Australia’s wild fish...

  • Cast off of first national survey of recreational SBT catch

    Over the next 12 months surveys to collect data for a robust estimation of the recreational catch of Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) will be carried out across Victoria, South Australia, NSW and Tasmania. From today, if you are boat...

  • Fisher anger that tuna limits are still at risk

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is calling on federal Assistant Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Anne Ruston to shelve ongoing tactics to lock the Victorian State Government into changing recreational fishing rules for our iconic Southern...

  • Take One Tuna Bag Limit Off The Table

    VRFish, the peak body representing recreational fishers in Victoria is requesting the Commonwealth Government to withdraw an option to cut the Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) bag limit down from 2 to 1. Confirmation that a reduction of the recreational...

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