Australian Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery

Management
Country: 
Australia
Program Start Date: 
2004
Region: 
Oceania
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Southeast Australia
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Doughboy scallop Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Chlamys asperrimus
Scallop Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Pecten fumatus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
2
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Perpetuity/Assumption of Perpetuity
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, VMS
Gear Type: 
Dredge
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Equal Shares