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.


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 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 !

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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.

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 Wow! How's the global

Sun, 2020-06-28 13:12

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


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 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.


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Foreign fleets fishing

Sun, 2020-06-28 14:41

Foreign fleets fishing outside Australia waters.

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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. 




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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 ?

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Sun, 2020-06-28 21:03

So few cruise ships

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 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 

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

Mon, 2020-06-29 06:05