Campbell , H. F. and McIlgorm, A. (1995) Australian Vessel Performance in the East Coast Tuna Longline Fishery. Marine Fisheries Review, 57(3), pp. 35-39.
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A sample of daily observations on the activities of Australian vessels longlining for yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, during 1987-90 was analyzed, using a production junction approach, to determine the effects of vessel characteristics and operational practices and conditions. Significant differences were found between the tuna fisheries in the northern and southern regions of the inshore yellowfin tuna fishery in the east Australian Exclusive Economic Zone. The type of vessel used, and fishing practices such as soaktime, patrolling the longline, and choice of surface water temperature were found to have significant effects on yellowfin tuna catch rates.
|Title:||Australian Vessel Performance in the East Coast Tuna Longline Fishery|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Marine Fisheries Review|
|Page Range:||pp. 35-39|
|Issuing Agency:||United States National Marine Fisheries Service|
|Depositing User:||Patti M. Marraro|
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2012 14:20|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2012 14:20|
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