The range of fish being eaten is reducing and the demand for popular species is growing. It means consumers are missing out on cheaper local seafood, while also putting pressure on the sustainability of fish populations.
"Excess" upstream irrigation, drought and water releases from the Menindee Lakes created the perfect storm that led to the ecologically disastrous fish kills over summer, a review by the Academy of Science finds.
Brisbane woman Harn Newton snags a triple whammy when she was fishing outside of Darwin — a new fiance, her first barra and a story to tell the relatives.
Eel fishermen in Tasmania are feeling the pressure from declining sales and tougher regulations.
High fuel prices are not just hitting the hip pockets of motorists, with fishermen also feeling the pinch, and they are passing on the cost increases at fish and chip shops.
A new study finds one type of concentrated fish oil supplement reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke among people with heart disease. But these findings apply to a certain group of people, writes Garry Jennings.
Tourists are lured from across the country to Portland with the promise of catching bluefin tuna, but many hold fears that a cut to quotas could result in a major hit to the town.
Excessive fishing has caused stocks of large Australian fish — like bream and snapper — to decline by 30 per cent, according to new research, but the authority managing the nation's fisheries has slammed the study as flawed.