Title Assessment of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands fishery
Author Australia, Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Canberra, A.C.T.
Source 28p. Availability: Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Canberra, A.C.T., Australia. ISBN: 0642552681
Publication Date 2007
Notes In English GeoRef Acc. No: 309193
Index Terms Indian Ocean Islands--Heard Island; Indian Ocean Islands--McDonald Islands; Southern Ocean; Champsocephalus gunnari; Chordata; Dissostichus eleginoides; ecology; ecosystems; environmental effects; environmental management; fisheries; Heard Island; human activity; Indian Ocean Islands; McDonald Islands; Pisces; subantarctic regions; sustainable development; Vertebrata
Abstract Describes fishery for Patagonian toothfish and mackerel icefish in waters around sub-Antarctic Heard Island and McDonald Islands, including general management, annual reporting procedures, joint research with France on shared stocks in Indian Ocean sector of Southern Ocean, interaction with seals and other protected species, effects of illegal and unreported fishing, and ecosystem impacts.
Publication Type technical report
Record ID 91153