Western Australian Pearl Fishery

Management
Country: 
Australia
Program Start Date: 
1982
Region: 
Oceania
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Northwest Australia
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Pearl oyster Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Pinctada maxima
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: 
Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks
Gear Type: 
Hand Collection
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown