Commercial trawl fisheries

Learn about Queensland commercial fishing, including licensing and management areas, target species, fishing gear and reducing bycatch.


Overview of commercial trawl fisheries

Find out about Queensland's commercial trawl fisheries, including management areas, target species, gear used, licensing and regulations.

Reducing bycatch in trawl fisheries

Learn how bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) can reduce the catch of unmarketable, bycatch species in Queensland trawl fisheries. Find out how BRDs benefit commercial fishing and the environment.

Turtle excluder devices

Learn about turtle excluder devices (TEDs), where to find information for making and fitting TEDs and the legislation that governs their use.