The following data includes the retained and discarded catch figures for purse seine and midwater trawl vessels operating in the Small Pelagic Fishery. AFMA publishes all interactions with protected species quarterly at afma.gov.au.
This table is based on raw (unprocessed) data and may contain errors or be incomplete. AFMA makes no warranty or representation that the data is accurate or complete. Those who choose to use this data should make their own enquiries as to its accuracy and completeness and AFMA assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the data provided, or for any decision by a person who chooses to rely on the data.
This data is logbook data and may be inconsistent with total annual retained catch data from Catch Disposal Records (CDR), as published via the Catchwatch reports on AFMA’s website. It is not unusual for logbook data to vary slightly from CDR data, as logbook data is an estimated weight. CDR data, which is a verified weight, is deducted from each operator’s quota holdings.
Catch data 2022–23 fishing season
|Species||Retained (kg)||Discarded (kg)|
|Jack Mackerel (mixed)||6,388,654||10|
|Common Jack Mackerel||2,953,822||51,549|
|Fish Oceanic (mixed)||0||50|
|Leatherjackets - unspecified||28||5|
|Marlins - unspecified||0||205|