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Spangled emperor commercial fishing

Spangled emperor is taken in several commercial fisheries in Western Australia, including the Northern Demersal Scalefish Fishery, Pilbara Demersal Scalefish Fisheries, Gascoyne Demersal Scalefish Managed Fishery and West Coast Demersal Scalefish (Interim) Managed Fishery.

Commercial fishing arrangements for these fisheries can be found online in their management plans and Vessel Monitoring System approved directions: 

The latest catch, stock status, broader ecosystem impacts and social and economic outcomes for these fisheries can be found in the annual Status reports of the fisheries and aquatic resources of Western Australia. This publication should be read in conjunction with our Annual Report.

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