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‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

Premium Content ‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

A commercial fisher has been slapped with a $3734 fine after a ‘disgusting’ act at...

Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Premium Content Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Anger has flared as footage shows turtles trapped in net

Vulnerable shark butchered on beach under investigation

Premium Content Vulnerable shark butchered on beach under investigation

Authorities are investigating the incident which carries a potential $133,450 fine...

Fine for TV crew member

Fine for TV crew member

Being unaware of local fishing laws has been a costly mistake.

Fishing closure looms for coral reef fin fish

Fishing closure looms for coral reef fin fish

Fishing closure looms for coral reef fin fish

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

Fisheries officers snag nearly 150 bits of derelict, unmarked gear

'They want to track us like paedophiles'

Premium Content 'They want to track us like paedophiles'

War on the water as state government calls for vessel monitoring

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark fin raid leads to court hearing

100 metres of net seized south of Bowen

100 metres of net seized south of Bowen

Illegal nets near Bowen discovered.

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

The maximum penalty for selling without a licence is $121,900.

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

More than 30 notices were handed out to fishermen breaking the law

Fishermen caught using nets in Dugong Protection Area

Fishermen caught using nets in Dugong Protection Area

They were caught illegally fishing in Rodds Bay.

Two Maryborough fishermen fined for illegal nets

Two Maryborough fishermen fined for illegal nets

All nets were seized and they were fined $4712

Fishermen busted with 77 reef fin fish, 28 redthroat emperor

Fishermen busted with 77 reef fin fish, 28 redthroat emperor

Three fishermen received fines of more than $400.

How to measure your catch to ensure it's within limits

How to measure your catch to ensure it's within limits

Knowing how to measure your catch accurately is important

Sick crabs raise more issues

Sick crabs raise more issues

Call for answers heightened, but full extent is still unknown

Harbour health in review

Harbour health in review

Fisheries Queensland respond to fish contamination scare