Read more about the article Massive penalties for illegal lobster fishing
A Western Australian fishermen has lost $7.5 worth of fishing entitlements and faces heavy fines for fisheries infringements

Massive penalties for illegal lobster fishing

A fisherman from Geraldton in Western Australia has lost fishing rights worth more than A$7.5 million, lost his commercial fishing licence cancelled and is facing additional fines, penalties and court…

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Read more about the article Western Australia pulls a world first with MSC-certified sustainable sea cucumber fishery
WA sea cucumbers are a highly sought-after soft-bodies species, in demand across Asia. Image: WAFIC

Western Australia pulls a world first with MSC-certified sustainable sea cucumber fishery

In another first for West Australian sustainable fisheries, the sea cucumber fishery has reached a milestone by achieving the certification of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) global standard for being…

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