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The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and Queensland Water Police recently conducted a joint agency patrol of Port Kennedy,...
Media release from the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Richard ColbeckAquatic animal welfare concerns and marine...
In fashion, a fad is known as a short-lived craze, but in the marine environment, fish aggregating devices (FADs) can cause long-term harm...
Image of an AFMA Fisheries Officer inspecting a fish aggregating device retrieved from northern Australian waters
No illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels or activities were detected during a recent joint patrol of the Southern Ocean...
The National Surveillance and Response unit is a team of six fisheries officers who work primarily within the Australian Maritime Border...

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