Learn how to handle your catch, so the fish you release back into the water have the best chance of survival – from Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)
Information on catching, handling, keeping and releasing southern bluefin tuna for the recreational angler: SBT Code of Practice
This program has been operating since 1973 and is the largest game fish tagging program of its kind in the world, with over 465,000 fish tagged so far.
It is used to obtain information on the distribution, movement, growth and exploitation (biology) of billfish, tunas, sharks and sport fish – and it encourages game fishers to participate in managing the fishery.
SBT are a key species supported by the Program, with over 25,000 fish recorded as tagged and released and 170 recaptures.
How to tag and record southern bluefin tuna, and report on recaptures, for the recreational angler: SBT Code of Practice
Tips & tricks to make tagging work more effectively – BlueWater Boats & Sportsfishing, Issue 82
A National Code of Practice for Recreational and Sport Fishing: Recfish Australia Code of Practice
Information for the recreational fishery on the responsible catching, handling, releasing and tagging of southern bluefin tuna: SBT Code of Practice
Gamefishing Association Australia (GFAA) Code of Practice for a Responsible Gamefish Fishery
A standard for the National Environmental Assessment of Tournament Fishing: Neatfish Assessment