Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program, NSW, Australia: Catch and Effort Data 1950–2017.

posted on 11.05.2018 by Lachlan C. Fetterplace, Leah Gibbs, Matt Rees
"This dataset contains the total shark catch; catch of great white shark, tiger shark and whaler sharks; estimates of netting effort; and catch per unit effort (number of sharks per 100 net days) in the Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program, NSW, Australia for netting seasons 1950–2017.”
ReadMe: Before using this dataset see the attached readme file and references therein.
Files Included:
- CSV file 1 “Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program, NSW, Australia catch and effort data-1950–2017” .
- CSV file 2 “Comparison of extracted total shark catch values and actual total shark catch values".
- CSV file 3 “Effort estimate scenarios table for 2010–11 to 2016–2017”.

- Readme.doc

- Readme.txt

When using this data-set cite:
Gibbs, LM, Fetterplace, LC, Rees, MJ, Hanich, Q. Effects and effectiveness of lethal shark hazard management: The Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program, NSW, Australia. People Nat. 2019; 00: 1– 15. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10063

This fileset is part of the Threatened and Threatening: Governing Sharks for Conservation and Human Safety project funded by Global Challenges UoW.


Global Challenges Program (University of Wollongong, Australia).