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Spangled emperor commercial fishing

​Spangled emperor is taken as a minor component of the catch in several commercial fisheries in Western Australia and there are various management arrangements in place.

The Pilbara Demersal Scalefish Fisheries take the most spangled emperor commercially – 20 tonnes in 2014.

Spangled emperor is also taken off the Kimberley coast as a minor component (26 tonnes in 2014) of the Northern Demersal Scalefish Managed Fishery’s catch.

Further south, the Gascoyne Demersal Scalefish Managed Fishery takes a much smaller amount of spangled emperor – two tonnes in 2014.

 
Spangled emperor commercial catch 2014
​Fishery
Catch
Gascoyne Demersal Scalefish Fishery​ 2 tonnes
​Northern Demersal Scalefish Managed Fishery​ ​26 tonnes​
​Pilbara Demersal Scalefish Fisheries​ ​20 tonnes​
  

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