Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery (WTBF)

The Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery extends westward from Cape York Peninsula (142°30’E) off Queensland to 34°S off the west coast of Western Australia. It also extends eastward from 34°S off the west coast of WA, across the Great Australian Bight to 141°E at the South Australian/Victorian border.

WTBF at a glance
Facts and figures about the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery including principal species, number of permits and fishing methods used

WTBF maps
Maps of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery

WTBF notices and announcements
Notices and announcements for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery

WTBF management
Details on management arrangements for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery as well as Tropical Tuna MAC.

WTBF publications
List of current plans, data summaries and other publications

Contacts
Steve Auld
Manager, Eastern, Western and Skipjack Fisheries
Ph: 02 6225 5306
email: steve.auld@afma.gov.au