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This study investigated the fine-scale movement patterns of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) to assess the effects of the cage-diving industry at the Neptune Islands, South Australia. The behaviour and swimming patterns of white sharks during berleying and non-berleying periods were compared,...

Author(s)
Huveneers, C.; Rogers, P. J.; Beckmann, C.; Semmens, J.; Bruce, B.; Seuront, L.
Publisher
South Australian Research and Development Institute, Adelaide, Australia
Citation
SARDI Research Report Series - South Australian Research and Development Institute, 2012, No.657, pp 48 pp.
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Each year during the turtle watching season, Mon Repos turtle rookery in Queensland attracts many ecotourists interested in seeing sea turtles nesting or hatching. As part of their visit, visitors are able to learn about the biology of and threats to marine turtles. A sample of visitors were...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2012, No.178, pp 22 pp.
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This study investigates the drivers of recreational fishing site choice and the effects of bag limits among boat-based and other fishers in Western Australia. A site choice model incorporating expected catch and other variables is estimated and used to assess the implications for angler welfare and ...

Author(s)
Jegnie, A.; Hailu, A.; Burton, M. P.
Publisher
University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Australia
Citation
Working Paper, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, 2017, No.1703, pp 22 pp.
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This article outlines the efforts of a small NGO, the Mareeba Wetland Foundation, to conserve nature and conduct tourism at its Mareeba Tropical Savanna Wetland Reserve in northern Queensland. It provides background about the establishment of the reserve and its nature and draws on the results from ...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C. A.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.169, pp 32 pp.
Abstract

General factors are outlined that may influence the support of members of the public for the conservation of different species of reptiles. Survey results are then summarised of the variations in the likeability of different species of reptiles as well as whether or not their survival is supported...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.166, pp 17 pp.
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Degradation of coral reefs may affect the number of tourists visiting the reef and, consequently, the economic sectors that rely on healthy reefs for their income generation. A Contingent Behaviour approach is used to estimate the effect of reef degradation on demand for recreational dive and...

Author(s)
Kragt, M. E.; Roebeling, P. C.; Ruijs, A.
Publisher
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy
Citation
Nota di Lavoro - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2006, No.45.2006, pp 21 pp.
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This article is primarily concerned with the economic consequences of World Heritage listing for the valuation of natural properties and the economic impacts of this listing. Australian data is used to throw light on this subject. Conceptual problems that arise in valuation are explored and several ...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.172, pp 44 pp.
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This report provides an overview of the developments in 2008 in the Northern Territory's wild harvest fisheries, recreational and fishing tourism industries, as well as the aquaculture and indigenous fishing sectors and aquatic biosecurity. Future research and management directions are also...

Publisher
Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Resources, Northern Territory Government, 2009, No.101, pp 169 pp.
Abstract

This compilation of reports on the status of Northern Territory fisheries (Australia) in 2005 covers the wild harvest fisheries, the aquaculture industry, the recreational and fishing tourism sectors, indigenous fishing activities, and aquatic pest management. It also provides an overview of the...

Publisher
Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries & Mines, Northern Territory Government, 2006, No.85, pp 144 pp.
Abstract

The establishment of a marine pest in Northern Territory (NT) waters has the potential to seriously impact on the biological diversity and productivity of local aquatic resources. This may pose risks to the social amenity and cultural values of the environment, particularly the indigenous...

Author(s)
Cribb, H. N.; Dowden-Parker, T. J.; Beatty, A.
Publisher
Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries & Mines, Northern Territory Government, 2009, No.100, pp 48 pp.

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