Adjustments made to recent catches and CPUE for West Coast Rock Lobster in Areas 3+4 and 5+6
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During the 2017/18 fishing season, some catches made in Area 3+4 by trapboats were landed in Area 5+6 as hoopnet catches. This document reports the methodology used and the results obtained from an attempt to correct the catches reported for these super-areas to adjust for this malpractice.
Butterworth, D., Glazer, J., Johnston, S., van Zyl, D. 2018-08. Adjustments made to recent catches and CPUE for West Coast Rock Lobster in Areas 3+4 and 5+6.