Keeping our fish stocks sustainable means we must base our decisions on the most trustworthy information.

That information comes from extensive and accurate scientific research assessments from marine environment experts.

Research News

Call for research projects 2017
AFMA Research Committee 2017 Call for research closed February 3.

Fisheries resources are of interest to a range of groups including the commercial fishing industry, recreational fishers, environmental groups, resource managers, researchers, indigenous and other community groups.

Research is used to support fishery management decisions and regulate commercial fishing in Commonwealth fisheries. AFMA does not conduct research in house, it outsources its research needs.