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SMART Drumline Trial

Catch Reports

During the first 12 months of the SMART drumline trial (21 February 2019 to 20 February 2020), the trial caught two white sharks (target species), 146 non-target sharks and 34 other non-target marine animals. 

A summary of the catch reports can be seen in the tables below. For more information, view Fisheries Occasional Publication 139 

Table 1: Total catch of target species (21 February 2019 to 20 February 2020)  

Species  Number
White 2

Table 2: Total catch of non-target species (21 February 2019 to 20 February 2020)

Species Number 
Tiger 75
Bronze Whaler 36
Shortfin Mako 24
Dusky Whaler 10
Smooth Hammerhead 1
Smooth Stingray 30
Pink Snapper 3
Samsonfish 1

For more detailed catch information please click on the monthly catch reports below:

2019 2020
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April April
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