“Shark Futures” Project Meeting

This project will assist fisheries businesses on the northern coast of NSW to sustainably and profitably harvest shark species.  New information will be provided to determine the sustainable total allowable catch of shark. The project began in January 2012 and is set to be completed in 2014. For more information about the project, click here.

Members of the research team, fisheries managers and scientists met in Brisbane at the University of Queensland on 22nd August 2013.

 Meeting participants (R-L) – Vic Peddemors (Principal Investigator – Fisheries NSW), Paul Butcher (Scientist – Fisheries NSW), Jenny Ovenden (Principal Research Fellow – University of Queensland), Dean Blower (PhD candidate – University of Queensland), Shane McGrath (Scientist – Fisheries NSW), Wayne Sumpton (Research Scientist – Queensland Fisheries) and Veronica Silberschneider (Management – Fisheries NSW).