As of 2017/18 Suntag is setting targets for each of the key species that are tagged. These targets help ensure we are getting enough data for each of the species. We encourage Suntag members to work to exceed the targets listed.

SPECIES TARGETS

ESTUARY

SPECIES TARGET
BARRAMUNDI 4000
BARRED JAVELIN 1200
BLUE THREADFIN 500
BLACKSPOTTED ROCKCOD 250
DUSKY FLATHEAD 1500
GOLDEN SNAPPER 1000
GOLDSPOTTED ROCKCOD 250
KING THREADFIN 1000
MANGROVE JACK 1200
MULLOWAY 500
PIKEY BREAM 1000
SNAPPER 1000
SPECKLED JAVELIN 250
YELLOWFIN BREAM 2000
TAILOR 500

FRESHWATER

SPECIES TARGET
AUSTRALIAN BASS 2000
GOLDEN PERCH 500
MURRAY COD 200

As of 2017/18 Suntag is setting targets for each of the key species. In the case of offshore species – these can be tagging trips or normal fishing trips. These targets help ensure we are getting enough data for each of the species. We encourage Suntag members to work to exceed the targets listed.

INSHORE AND OFFSHORE

SPECIES TARGET
BARCHEEK CORAL TROUT 250
COMMON CORAL TROUT 250
CRIMSON SNAPPER 250
GRASS EMPEROR 250
GREY MACKEREL 250
PEARL PERCH 250
RED EMPEROR 250
REDTHROAT EMPEROR 250
SADDLETAIL SNAPPER 250
SCHOOL MACKEREL 250
SPANGLED EMPEROR 250
SPANISH MACKEREL 250
SPOTTED MACKEREL 250

NOTE – THERE IS NO TAGGING OF MACKEREL BUT ALL OTHER SPECIES CAN BE TAGGED