The Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries is researching how to capture the "rich ocean flavour'' of wild seafood.
A trawl survey in the Torres Strait will help Australia and Papua New Guinea better understand the distribution and quantity of prawns in the $18 million Torres Strait Prawn fishery.
WA Fisheries Minister Jon Ford has extended the closure on recreational and commercial crab fishing in Cockburn Sound for a further 12 months to allow stocks to rebuild after several years of poor recruitment.
Researchers in the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries have discovered that worms which are popular fishing bait can also be used like live vacuum cleaners in rejuvenating salt water used in prawn farms.
South East SA recreational and professional lobster fishers are asked to be on the look out for white T-bar tagged lobsters.
The on-going drought is having at least one positive spin-off - fewer carp are being distributed through our inland waterways.
Shock tactic commentary on reef health study appalling and incorrect.