Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery

Management
Country: 
Australia
Program Start Date: 
1984
Region: 
Oceania
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Southwest Australia
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Southern bluefin tuna Finfish - Pelagic, Highly Migratory Species Thunnus maccoyii
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, On-board Observers, VMS
Gear Type: 
Hook and Line, Seine
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Formula
Grant