Tuna and Billfish
Very poor,Poor,Good,Very good

Individual species have differing status and trends, with most formally assessed as in good condition. However, some are overfished at the regional level. Status is calculated at regional fisheries management scales rather than national or bioregional scales.

Year(s): 
2016
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not comparable

Tuna and billfish

Condition very poor in the south-west and continuing to decline

Year(s): 
2011
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Limited
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed

Southern bluefin tuna

Condition very poor and stable

Year(s): 
2011
1
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Evans K, Bax NJ, Smith DC (2016). Marine environment: Tuna and Billfish . 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/tuna-and-billfish-0, DOI 10.4226/94/58b657ea7c296