King George Whiting Catch, Effort and CPUE

Catch, Effort and CPUE

Commercial catch of King George Whiting in Tasmanian waters has generally been below estimates of recreational catch. Relative effort and CPUE have fluctuated over the duration of fishery records; however, both show generally increasing trendsr. Commercial fishing activity for King George Whiting has been focused on the north coast – in the northwest and northeast, and around Flinders Island.

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