Marine Traffic

 Was looking at Marine Traffic and noticed all the fishing vessels (Shown on here in the light orangey brown colour) operating out from Perth. Anyone know what they would be fishing for? They're a long way out to sea.

____________________________________________________________________________

Blue Sky, Blue Water, Bluetonic!

Image Upload: 

Francis's picture

Posts: 282

Date Joined: 17/06/08

 Wow that's interesting !

Sun, 2020-06-28 11:36

 Wow that's interesting ! With the weather heading that way in the next 12 hours they are in for a hell of time !

Posts: 591

Date Joined: 20/04/09

Temp break

Sun, 2020-06-28 13:02

 i looked on fishtrack and that grouping of vessels are fishing the southern edge of a temp break and current eddy.

sea-kem's picture

Posts: 12414

Date Joined: 30/11/09

 Wow! How's the global

Sun, 2020-06-28 13:12

 Wow! How's the global shipping traffic when you zoom out.

____________________________________________________________________________

Love the West!

Bluetonic's picture

Posts: 1133

Date Joined: 09/01/08

 Yeah, you don't realise how

Mon, 2020-06-29 06:12

 Yeah, you don't realise how busy it is until you look at that site.

____________________________________________________________________________

Blue Sky, Blue Water, Bluetonic!

Posts: 698

Date Joined: 22/07/10

Foreign fleets fishing

Sun, 2020-06-28 14:41

Foreign fleets fishing outside Australia waters.

Posts: 444

Date Joined: 23/04/14

Longliners

Sun, 2020-06-28 15:25

They'll be fishing outside Australia's 200Nm economic zone.

Most likely long liners targeting tuna, billfish and anything else that moves. 

____________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Brock O's picture

Posts: 2313

Date Joined: 11/01/08

Rapped there part of the

Sun, 2020-06-28 15:58

Rapped there part of the world now hanging of ours ?...or is it all current and temp related ?

Mark_M's picture

Posts: 70

Date Joined: 10/04/15

:-)

Sun, 2020-06-28 21:03

So few cruise ships

Posts: 143

Date Joined: 23/09/14

 If you jump on navionics 

Sun, 2020-06-28 21:15

 If you jump on navionics  Web app you can see what depth they're fishing to. Interesting contours.  Anything to kill time when FIFO 

quadfisher's picture

Posts: 1081

Date Joined: 28/09/10

Broken ridge? ,,,,,,,,, put it in your GPS?

Mon, 2020-06-29 06:05

 https://www.afma.gov.au/fisheries/high-seas-permits

____________________________________________________________________________

quadfisher