Fisheries and aquaculture statistics

The Australian fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2016 report contains a detailed analysis of fisheries product consumption, production and trade for the period 2005-06 to 2015-16. The latest edition includes data on the volume and value of production from state, territory and Commonwealth commercial fisheries (both wild-catch and aquaculture) for the 2015-16 financial year.

It also includes data on the volume and value of Australian fisheries trade, by destination, source and product. Profiles of Commonwealth and state/territory commercial fisheries and state/territory aquaculture, including key species, fishing methods and number of licence holders, for 2014-15 and 2015-16 are also provided.

Information is also provided on the recreational sector and customary fishing by Indigenous Australians.

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02 May 2018