Fisheries Division of the Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries works to conserve, sustainably develop and share the NT’s fish and aquatic resources to benefit both current and future generations. [more]
For the first time in their history, the Australian Society for Fish Biology and Australian Society for Limnology will hold a Joint Congress in 2014; at the Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, from 30th June – 4th July 2014 [more information]
|Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries Industry Development Plan 2013-2017
A flourishing economy underpinned by profitable and sustainable resource-based industries.
To work with our partners to stimulate and sustain economic development throughout the Territory.
|Stock Assessments of Selected Northern Territory Fishes [DOCX]
Stocks of nine species caught in Northern Territory (NT) waters were assessed by world renowned fisheries scientist Prof. Carl Walters in mid 2011 with the support of local fisheries scientists. Spanish Mackerel, Grey Mackerel, Common Blacktip Shark, Australian Blacktip Shark, Spot-tail Shark, Black Jewfish, Golden Snapper, Goldband Snapper and the Giant Mud Crab were selected for analysis on the basis of existing sustainability concerns or because their current stock status was not known. FR110 » DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION
|Mud Crab - Improving Gear Selectivity in Australian Mud Crab Fisheries [DOCX]
This is compatible WORD version of a report that details a project that tested the effectiveness of three sizes of escape vent suited to different minimum legal sizes for mud crabs harvested in Australia. FR112 » DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION
|What is Aquaponics? [DOCX]
Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture, and hydroponics. It allows you to produce fish and plants in the one system with a large reduction in water use. » DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION