Shark numbers increasing in WA sees push for removal of shark fishing ban

Recreational and commercial fishing interests in Western Australia want a rethink on a shark fishing ban in the state’s north-west, 12 years after commercial shark fisheries were closed due to overfishing.

They say the shark population is booming and threatening fish stocks and tourism.

The fishing groups want the existing commercial line, trap and trawl…

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