Helen K- Boat trip - 156 (Port Lincoln) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Aquaculture Regulations review open for public comment until March 2, 2015

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PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Aquaculture Regulations 2005. This is the first review of the regulations since their commencement in 2005 and aims to simplify regulatory requirements and streamline operations for aquaculture operators. The main areas of the review include administrative changes incorporating […]

White shark by Terry Goss

Seen a shark in SA waters? Report it for safety and science

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When I discuss sharks with divers or snorkellers, they tend to agree that shark sightings of any species are a rarity in SA- at least off metropolitan beaches and at popular dive sites. In something of an anomaly, a single Great White Shark (whether it was the same individual on […]

Alan Paskett - Sepia apama, Black Point, 3-4m June 2014

Cuttlefish closure and new recreational fishing regulations 1998

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The following notice was recently received from PIRSA (Primary Industries and Resources SA) dated 22nd May 1998: “The Government, on advice from the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development, has reviewed the management arrangements introduced for the cuttlefish fishery on 25th February 1998. Recreational bag/boat limits have now been […]