Australia’s Southern Bluefin Tuna industry is set for its best season in more than two decades with the total catch limit increased by almost 10 per cent for the 2014-15 season which starts on the 1 December. .
Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, welcomed the increase for this season and said it was a result of strong and sustainable management action for the species.
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Media Release PDF: Southern Bluefin Tuna well managed and sustainable
Senator for Tasmania Hon. Richard Colbeck in Port Lincoln, 2014