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Latest Australian salmon Stories

2008-10-08 15:00:20

Nelson's recreational fishers will ask the public to help them raise funds for a legal challenge that has already cost about $1 million, following a Supreme Court decision to allow them to continue their battle over the allocation of kahawai quota. The long-running legal battle has so far been played out in the High Court and Appeal Court. The recreational sector is challenging the Ministry of Fisheries and the minister over how the kahawai allocation was set when the species was...


Latest Australian salmon Reference Libraries

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2008-05-06 14:39:04

The Australian Anchovy (Engraulis australis), is an anchovy of the Engraulidae family. They are found off southeast Australia, and around New Zealand near the surface in bays, inlets, and estuaries. The Australian Anchovy is elongate and cigar-shaped and has the undershot lower jaw typical of all anchovies. They are pale silver-green above and silver-white below. They feed on plankton. They are the main baitfish found in the areas where they live, forming large schools in the summer....

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2007-02-21 17:17:07

Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...

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