Seafood shops take local fish off menu in protest of proposed net-free fishing zones

Several specialist seafood shops in central Queensland will voluntarily take some items off the menu this week to protest the . “The varieties that people won’t find in the windows this week are the region’s popular estuary fish, including barramundi, king threadfin, blue salmon, diamond-scale mullet and flake,” Mr Swindells said. “These are the fish that local commercial fishermen will no longer be able to catch in a 1500 sq km area taking in the entire Fitzroy River and delta, Port Alma and Corio Bay and out to sea past the Keppel Islands. Read the rest here 18:17