Fisheries strategies, projects and research

Aquaculture research and development

Aquaculture research and development, licensing, sea cucumbers, sponges, reef fish, prawns, crayfish, mud crabs, cherabin, microalgae.

Aquatic pest eradications

Programs for the eradication of black striped mussels, platies, jewel cichlids and mosquito fish.

Electrofishing survey

Survey of fish populations in freshwater including Durack Lakes in Palmerston.

Fisheries research

NT and national fish stock stock reports and status reports.

Fisheries resource sharing framework

Sharing NT fisheries resources, purpose of the framework, development and future management decisions.

Harvest strategy policy and guidelines

Harvest strategies represent a best-practice approach to operational fisheries management and have been widely adopted nationally and internationally.

Indigenous aquaculture

Darwin Aquaculture Centre is working with Indigenous people to trial sea cucumbers, giant clams and tropical rock oysters.

Indigenous fishing

Customary fisheries management, Aboriginal coastal licences, Indigenous Community Marine Ranger Program.

Recreational fishing development plan

Key strategic issues facing recreational fishing, strategies and actions to ensure quality of fisheries and recreational fishing.

Recreational fishing surveys

Darwin area recreational fishing trend data concerning the health of fish stocks.