Dataset: Status of Australian Fish Stocks 2016
This dataset contains information on the ‘Status of Australian Fish Stocks’:
- 294 stock status assessments were undertaken across the 83 species/species complexes
- Stocks comprised biological; jurisdictional and management unit with assessments undertaken at the biological stock level, wherever possible.
- 232 stock status classifications could be assigned. The remaining stocks were classified as 49 undefined and 13 negligible stocks.
- Of the 232 stock status classifications that could be assigned:
o 175 stocks were assessed as being sustainable
o 26 stocks transitional–depleting
o 9 stocks transitional–recovering
o 5 stocks environmentally limited
o 17 stocks overfished.