AUSTRALIA: Jellyfish fishery planned to serve Asian market
Queensland Fishery Service is hoping to set up a jellyfish fishery. The fishery would meet growing demand in Asian countries for dried jellyfish. According to QFS senior policy officer Phil Gaffney, dried jellyfish can fetch up to A$60 (US$33.1m). The project is coming towards the end of its consultation period, and thus far no objections have been received. The developmental fishery will assess the sustainability of harvesting jellyfish in the Great Sandy Strait.
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