All posts tagged "tagging"

  • Tagged Whiting Caught in Western Port Bay

    Image: Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron (BMYS) member Phil Goodier who fished with Brian Willis and their catch of 30 Whiting including the tagged fish Written by Brian Willis from Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron (BMYS) With Phil Goodier on board,...

  • Latest Update for King George Whiting Tagging Project

    Written by Greg Jenkins Anglers participating in the Victorian King George Whiting tagging project have tagged a massive 684 Whiting over the course of the project so far! The latest project update was released on 27 August 2019. This...

  • The King of Kings

    By Dr. Corey Green, Fisheries Scientist, Fisheries Victoria Recreational anglers are taking advantage of exceptional opportunities to target gamefish along Victoria’s coastline. Landing southern bluefin tuna, albacore and swordfish in small boats is no longer a rare occurrence. Similarly,...

  • Recreational fishers unlocking the secret lives of King George whiting

    Written by Professor Gregory Jenkins, University of Melbourne One of the unanswered questions about the life cycle of King George whiting is where fish from Victorian waters spawn. Research over the past 30 years has found little evidence of...

  • Citizen Science and Game Fishing

    Dr Julian Pepperell The involvement of the general public in scientific research has been dubbed ‘Citizen Science’. It happens in many branches of science, with contributions of birdwatchers to censuses of bird populations perhaps the best known example. And...

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