crab fisheries

  • EcoNetwork responds to proposed DPI trial of modified crab catching gear in Port Stephens

    SUMMARY This submission is in response to the Department of Primary Industries’ consultation process for a proposed trial of modified crab catching gear in Port Stephens announced on 18 December 2014 and detailed in the associated consultation paper on the DPI website: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/539180/Discussion-paper-crab-traps-final.pdf. Please record in your analysis of the public consultation data that approximately 2000 members and affiliates of EcoNetwork-Port Stephens and 15,000 signatories of the Change.org petition to ban witches hat crab nets in NSW ...

    Posted at January 30, 2015 | By : | Categories : Latest News,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment