1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Recreational fishing for school shark and gummy shark (with a combined bag limit of 2) is important in some areas, particularly off beaches in north eastern Tasmania and around the Bass Strait islands. Shark fishing is also popular in the North West. Despite controls on the commercial fishery, there are still major concerns about the sustainability of school shark stocks.

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