AFMA and the fishing industry are committed to making sure fishing activities have as little impact on protected species and the marine environment as possible.
Our environmental focus
- target species
- bycatch species
- threatened, endangered and protected species
- habitats and communities
AFMA works with fishing industry experts, environmental non-government organisations, marine scientists and others who are committed to the marine environment by implementing:
- catch limits for sustainable fish stocks
- fishery management arrangements that reduce the impact on the marine environment
- the use of fishing gear to reduce the impact on the marine environment while allowing for greater efficiency.