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Fisheries research

Fisheries Research provides scientific evidence to enable sustainable use and biodiversity conservation of the NSW marine estate and freshwater fish.

Our research:

  • guides stewardship by providing evidence-based knowledge and advice to address key challenges;
  • creates a foundation of knowledge for engagement, discussion and fair, informed decision making; and,
  • harnesses curiosity and creativity to generate opportunities for discovery and innovation.

Fisheries Research delivers knowledge across four themes: