Inner shelf (0–25 m)—reef fish species
Very poor,Poor,Good,Very good

Trend data are lacking for the North and North-west marine regions. Other regions have experienced continued worsening.

Year(s): 
2016
2
Unclear
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Somewhat comparable

South-west, east and south-east were assessed, and are all in poor condition

Year(s): 
2011
2
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Limited
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Evans K, Bax NJ, Smith DC (2016). Marine environment: Inner shelf (0–25 m)—reef 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/inner-shelf-0-25-m-reef-fish-species, DOI 10.4226/94/58b657ea7c296