Fish Indicator rating detailed

What do the results mean?

sogl-icon-fishData on abundance and populations of native fish is limited to fisheries species based on catch rates. Recent assessments by Fisheries Victoria have indicated that populations of black bream are likely to be on a trajectory of decline, with the last large recruitment event nearly three decades ago in the late 1980s. Similarly, yellow-eye mullet was assessed as being depleted. Populations of silver trevally and tailor were assessed as being stable, above average numbers of silver trevally, average numbers of tailor in recent years.

Technical Reports

Technical Report – Fish

Fish Assemblages and Seagrass Condition of the Gippsland Lakes 2012

Review of key Victorian fish stocks – 2019