Epipelagic fish species
Very poor,Poor,Good,Very good

Assessments are restricted to the Temperate East, South-east and South-west marine regions. Fishing pressure has lessened and biomass information is improving.

Year(s): 
2016
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Somewhat comparable

South-east and south-west were assessed, with condition improving in the south-west

Year(s): 
2011
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Evans K, Bax NJ, Smith DC (2016). Marine environment: Epipelagic fish species . In: Australia state of the environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/assessment-summary-component/marine-environment/epipelagic-fish-species, DOI 10.4226/94/58b657ea7c296