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© Commonwealth of Australia 2019

ISSN 1039-3099 (Print)

ISSN 2205-2739 (Online)

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Front cover photos:

  • Top to bottom: Rec fishing minor pole, photo courtesy Alamy.com
  • Banana prawns, Northern Prawn Fishery, photo courtesy Steve Hall
  • Southern Bluefish Tuna, photo courtesy Michael Patrick O'Neill/BluePlanetArchive.com
  • Fisheries officers at work, photo courtesy AFMA