Sustainability


Gary Howard


Sustainable and Responsible Fishing

As an OceanWatch Master Fisherman, Gary has been trained, assessed and recognised as competent in sustainable fishing practices.

Fishing Industry Codes of Practice

As an OceanWatch Master Fisherman, Gary has voluntarily adopted his fishing industry Code of Practice which demonstrates his individual commitment to responsible fishing and environmental best practice.

Sustainable Fisheries Management

The NSW professional fishing industry is managed for sustainability by the state fisheries department, NSW Department of Primary Industries.

Environmental Assessments

NSW professional fisheries have been environmentally assessed to help ensure they are managed in a sustainable way.

Fisheries Management Strategies

Fisheries Management Strategies are guidelines developed for professional fishing in NSW, with an intent to accredit fishing activities as sustainable under both State and Commonwealth legislation.

Food Safety Plans

Gary works according to his NSW Food Authority food safety plans. These are audited yearly to ensure best practice handling, storage and transportation of seafood, guaranteeing exceptional quality and product safety.

Solving bycatch in NSW prawn fisheries

FRDC discusses Australia’s Seafood Sustainability


Australian consumers should feel confident about the responsible and sustainable sourcing of Australian Seafood.

Click here to read about seafood sustainability from the Sydney Fish Market.

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