The Seahorse Hippocampus is a truly unique animal, not just because of their unusual equine shape but unlike most other fish, they are monogamous and mate for life. Rarer still, they are among the only animal species on Earth in which the male bears the unborn young.
Mures prides itself on its own seafood husbandry as it strives to give you a definitive guide to the status of Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery. The primary reference used for following document has been the AFMA website http://www.afma.gov.au/default.htm
SESSF - Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery
The SESSF (Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery) consists of four main sectors:
- The CTS (Commonwealth Trawl Sector) previously known as the South Eastern Trawl Fishery and including the VCWS (Victorian Coastal Waters Sector).
- The GABTS (Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector)
- The ECDTS (East Coast Deepwater Trawl Sector)
- GHTS (Gillnet, Hook and Trap Sectors) including the Scalefish Hook Sector, the Shark Hook Sector, the Gillnet Sector, Tasmanian Rock Lobster Sector, South Australian Coastal Waters Sector and the Tasmanian Coastal Waters Sector
- Demersal Otter Trawling
- Mid-Water Trawl
- Danish Seining
- Demersal Long-Line
- Auto Long-Lining
- Demersal gillnets
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