Western Australian Abalone Fishery

Management
Country: 
Australia
Program Start Date: 
1999
Region: 
Oceania
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
West-Central Australia
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Brownlip abalone Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Haliotis conicopora
Greenlip abalone Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Haliotis laevigata
Roe's abalone Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Haliotis roei
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
3
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks
Gear Type: 
Hand Collection
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown