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Useful Links

Teaching resources and school kits related to fisheries and marine environment

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) - Resources for teachers and students:

Oceanwatch – links to fisheries related resources for kids

Fisheries Western Australia - Kids resources, including games and activities:

Get hooked: it’s fun to fish (PrimaryIndustries and Resources, SA):


- Activities around throwing small fish back and how to return them to the water

- Not leaving fishing gear unattended

Get hooked: it’s fun to fish (NSW DPI Fisheries)

Get hooked: it’s fun to fish: national junior fishing codes education kit (Fisheries Victoria)$FILE/ATT22AI9/intro.pdf

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation – Educational products
One in a Thousand the miraculous life of the sea turtle, Education kit:

The Workboot Series: The story of seafood in Australia

Environment Protection Agency, Queensland - CyberRangers

ProjectNet for Schools (AIMS)

ReefED (GBRMPA - middle years)

Schools for wildlife – WWF (video)

Teach Engineering resources for K-12

Fish and Kids (British)

*various web pages on bycatch

Fisheries - Fishing gear, management and research

Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry - Fisheries

Bureau of Rural Sciences
Fisheries and Marine Sciences

Marine Matters National: Atlas of Australian Marine Fishing and Coastal Communities – online mapping tool

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)

Descriptions and pictures of the different fishing methods and devices used

Fishery maps

Department of Primary Industries, Victoria: Fishing gear types:

Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland: Fishing methods and target species

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)


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