A new commercial fishery for deep water crabs is being considered in South Australia

“The Government occasionally receives applications seeking permission to investigate the viability of new commercial fishing activities, including harvesting species not currently fished commercially,” Mr Sloan said. He said the current application proposed to harvest deep water crabs from waters deeper than 300 metres off the South Australian coast. Fishing for crabs at these depths is expected to target Crystal, Snow and Champagne crabs which are sought after by the major export markets of China and Singapore, he said. Read the rest here  09:53

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