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© Commonwealth of Australia 2016

ISSN 1039-3099 (Print)
ISSN 2205-2739 (Online)

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Front cover photos: Southern bluefin tuna – Photo courtesy of Jarrad James, AFMA; Quad rigged trawler starboard boom – Photo courtesy of Joshua Cahill, AFMA; Snapper processing – Photo courtesy of Mathew Jones, AFMA; Fish and chips