Fisheries & aquaculture

We assist clients in assessing the status of natural resources, sustainability of existing use, and the design of optimal harvesting strategies which take the socio-economic context into account. We provide advice and assistance to new entrants and existing operators in biodiversity business such as mariculture, helping them to maximise their economic returns.

Project Profiles

Offshore, boat-based fisheries monitoring programme

Offshore, boat-based fisheries monitoring programme
Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism: Marine and Coastal Management
South Africa

The development and management of an offshore, boat-based fisheries monitoring programme designed to supply and deploy aboard fishing vessels, competent, suitably trained and equipped scientific observers for the inshore trawl, hake longline and west coast rock lobster fisheries.  

Shore based fisheries monitoring programme

Shore based fisheries monitoring programme designed to assess levels of fishing mortality, stock abundance indices and to evaluate the effectiveness of management measures for the commercial and recreational linefishery, tuna pole and hake handline fishing in South African waters.  
Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism: Marine and Coastal Management (DEAT: MCM)
South Africa

The development and management of a shore based fisheries monitoring programme designed to assess levels of fishing mortality, stock abundance indices and to evaluate the effectiveness of management measures for the commercial and recreational linefishery, tuna pole and hake handline fishing in South African waters.  

WCRL recreational fishery assessment

Assessment of catch and effort in the West Coast Rock Lobster recreational fishery
Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
South Africa

Assessment of catch and effort in the West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) recreational fishery.