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Annual Report 2001-2002 Northern Territory Joint Fisheries Authority



Annual Report 2001-2002 Northern Territory Joint Fisheries Authority

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Management Arrangements and Landings for NTFJA Fisheries No. of Restricted Licences Shark No of Unrestricted Licences 10 Management Regime Sustainable Yield Estimates Effort Controls 2000 tonnes for northern Restriction of the total Australia number of licences issued 2500 m of net mesh size 150 mm to 250 mm Longline to 20 nautical miles 3:1 licence reduction proqram Effort Controls Red Snapper Arafura Sea Limit on licences issues 1500t (Ramm 1997b) Vertical Lines with a maximum of 5 hooks Timor Sea 600Droplines with 6-40 hooks 2500t (Ramm 1994) Restrictions on the possession of sharks and Gulf of mackerels Carpentaria 2880-9015t (Anon 1994). Landings (2001/2002) Black Tipped shark 273 1 Other shark 1411 Grey mackerel 3811 Spanish mackerel 9 1 Other 6 1 Demersal Not Applicable 60 Reef fish 121 Goldband snapper 1021 Red Snappers 291 Red Emperor 8 1 Timor Reef Effort Controls Gold Band Snapper Limit on licences issues Arafura Sea Vertical Lines with a 100-400t maximum of 5 hooks (Ramm 1994) Droplines with 6-40 hooks Timor Sea lOOt Transferability on (Ramm 1994) amalgamation of two restricted licences Gulf of Carpentaria: No Musi hold a Demersal estimate Licence currently available Restrictions on the possession of sharks and mackerels Goldband Snapper 1601 Red Snappers 691 Red Emperor 341 Other Reef Fish 401 Fish Trawl Not Applicable Effort Controls Restrictions on the use of fishing gear___________ 15001 for Arafura Sea. GoC to be determined Red snappers 6751 Reef fish 651 Other 1071 Please nole that the details outlined provide a general summary of the management arrangements only and should not be relied upon as a complete description of all legislative requirements. The Northern Territory Fisheries A d 1988 and Regulations provide precise information about legislative arrangements implemented for the fisheries nominated.

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