Defining bycatch limits for leatherback turtles in NSW shark meshing nets that increase the risk of population extinction

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

An application to NSW Department of Primary Industries for contracted research to construct population viability analysis models to estimate risk of leatherback turtle population extinction from bycatch in the NSW Shark Meshing Bather Protection Program.
Short titleLeatherback Bycatch NSW
Effective start/end date19/05/2319/09/23


  • Department of Primary Industries (DPI) (New South Wales): A$25,000.00


  • leatherback
  • turtle
  • sea turtle
  • shark
  • bycatch
  • population viability analysis
  • modelling
  • conservation