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Ecologically sustainable fisheries and marine industries publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Ecologically sustainable fisheries and marine industries.

Books

Sainsbury KJ, Kailola PJ, Leyland GG, 1985, Continental shelf fishes of northern and north-western Australia, Clouston & Hall and Peter Pownall Fisheries Information Service, Canberra, Australia, 375 pages.

Note: This book received the 1985 Australian Book Publishers Association award for Outstanding Design and Production of an Australian Book.

Key publications

McDonald AD, Little LR, Gray R, Fulton E, Sainsbury KJ, Lyne VD, 2008, ‘An agent-based modelling approach to evaluation of multiple-use management strategies for coastal marine ecosystems’, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 78: 401-411.

Fletcher WJ, Chesson J, Sainsbury KJ, Hundloe TJ, Fisher M, 2005, ‘A flexible and practical framework for reporting on ecologically sustainable development for wild capture fisheries’, Fisheries Research, 71: 175-183.

Hunter CM, Haddon M, Sainsbury KJ, 2005, ‘Use of fishery-dependent data for the evaluation of depensation: Case study involving the predation of rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) by octopus (Octopus maorum)’, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 39: 455-469.

Hilborn RK, Stokes J-J, Maguire T, Smith ADM, Botsford LW, Mangel M, Orensanz J, Parma A, Rice J, Bell J, Cochrane KL, Garcia S, Hall SJ, Kirkwood GP, Sainsbury KJ, Stefansson G, Walters C, 2004, ‘When can marine reserves improve fisheries management?’, Ocean and Coastal Management, 47: 197-205.

Pikitch EK, Santora C, Babcock EA, Bakun A, Bonfil R, Conover DO, Dayton P, Doukakis P, Fluharty D, Heheman B, Houde ED, Link J, Livingston PA, Mangel M, McAllister MK, Pope J, Sainsbury KJ, 2004, ‘Ecosystem-based fishery management’, Science, 305: 346-347.

Sainsbury KJ, Sumalia UR, 2003, ‘Incorporating ecosystem objectives into management of sustainable marine fisheries, including ‘best practice’ reference points and use of Marine Protected Areas’, In: Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem, Sinclair M, Valdimarsson G (eds), CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, pp.343-361.

Bianchi G, Gislason H, Graham K, Hill L, Jin X, Koranteng K, Manickchand-Heileman S, Paya I, Sainsbury KJ, Sanchez F, Zwanenburg K, 2000, ‘Impact of fishing on size composition and diversity of demersal fish communities’, ICES J. Mar. Sci., 57: 558-571.

Gislason GH, Sinclair M, Sainsbury KJ, O’Boyle R, 2000, ‘Symposium overview: Incorporating ecosystem objectives within fisheries management’, ICES J. Mar. Sci., 57: 468-475.

Sainsbury KJ, Punt AE, Smith ADM, 2000, ‘Design of operational management strategies for achieving fishery ecosystem objectives’, ICES J. Mar. Sci., 57: 731-741.

Smith ADM, Sainsbury KJ, Stevens R, 1999, ‘Development and evaluation of management procedures for Australian fisheries’, ICES J. Mar. Sci., 56: 967-979.

Sainsbury KJ, 1998, ‘Living Marine Resource Assessment for the 21st Century: What Will Be Needed and How Will It Be Provided?’, In: Fishery Stock Assessment Models, Funk F, Quinn II TJ, Heifetz J, Ianelli JN, Powers JE, Schweigert JF, Sullivan PJ, Zhang C-I (eds), University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Sea Grant College Program Report No. AK-SG-98-01: 1-40.

Sainsbury KJ, Campbell RA, Lindholm R, Whitelaw AW, 1997, ‘Experimental management of an Australian multispecies trawl fishery: examining the possibility of trawl induced habitat modification’, In: Global Trends: Fisheries Management, Pikitch EL, Huppert DD, Sissenwine MP (eds), American Fisheries Society Symposium 20, Bethesda, Maryland, pp.107-112.

Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, 1993, ‘Age structured assessments with multiple and conflicting information: a case study based on Southern Bluefin Tuna’, In: Population Dynamics and Fisheries, Hancock DA (ed), Bureau of Rural Sciences Proceedings, AGPS, Canberra, pp.204-231.

Sainsbury KJ, 1993, ‘The use of simulation to evaluate the performance of stock rebuilding strategies, including the use of reference points’, In: Defining Overfishing – Defining Stock Rebuilding, Rosenberg AA (ed), NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-8.

Sainsbury KJ, Campbell RA, Whitelaw AW, 1993, ‘Effects of trawling on the marine habitat on the North West Shelf of Australia and implications for sustainable fisheries management’, In: Sustainable Fisheries through Sustainable Habitat, Hancock DA (ed), Bureau of Rural Sciences Proceedings, AGPS, Canberra.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, 1993, ‘The use of biological reference points for defining recruitment overfishing, with an application to Southern Bluefin Tuna’, In: Population Dynamics and Fisheries, Hancock DA (ed), Bureau of Rural Sciences Proceedings, AGPS, Canberra, pp.265-274.

Sainsbury KJ, 1991, ‘Application of an experimental approach to management of a tropical multispecies fishery with highly uncertain dynamics’, ICES Marine Science Symposia, 193: 301-320.

Whitelaw AW, Sainsbury KJ, Campbell RA, Dews GL, 1991, ‘Catching Characteristics of four fish trap types on the North West Shelf of Australia’, Aust. J. Mar. Fresh. Res., 42.

Sainsbury KJ, 1990, ‘Yield per recruit based assessment methods – yield, value, biomass and eggs per recruit; the F0.1 management strategy’, Growth and fisheries, Hancock DA (ed), Bureau of Rural Sciences Proceedings, AGPS, Canberra, 12: 199-203.

Sainsbury KJ, 1988, ‘The ecological basis of multispecies fisheries, and management of a demersal fishery in tropical Australia’, In: Fish Population Dynamics (2nd edition), Gulland JA (ed), John Wiley and Sons, London, pp.349-382.

Sainsbury KJ, 1987, ‘Assessment and Management of the demersal fishery on the continental shelf of north-western Australia’, In: Tropical Snappers and Groupers: Biology and Fisheries Management, Polovina JJ, Ralston SR (eds), Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, pp.465-503.

Evans AJ, Fogetry AC, Sainsbury KJ, 1986, ‘The fatty acid composition of fish from the North West shelf of Australia’, Food Research Quarterly, 46: 40-42.

Sainsbury KJ, 1986, ‘Estimation of food consumed by periodically feeding fish from field observations’, J. Fish. Biol., 29: 23-36.

Thresher RE, Sainsbury KJ, Gunn J, Whitelaw AW, 1986, ‘Life history strategies and recent changes in population structure in the lizardfish genus, Saurida, on the Australian Northwest shelf’, Copeia, 4: 876-885.

Whitelaw AW, Sainsbury KJ, 1986, ‘Tag loss and mortality rates of a small tropical demersal fish species, Lutjanus carponotatus (Pisces: Lutjauidae), tagged with dart and anchor tags’, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 37: 323-327.

Liu HC, Sainsbury KJ, Chiu TS, 1985, ‘Trawl codend selectivity for some fishes of north-western Australia’, Fisheries Research, 3: 105-129.

Sainsbury KJ, 1984, ‘Optimal mesh size for tropical multispecies trawl fisheries’, J. Cons. int. Explor. Mer., 41: 129-139.

Sainsbury KJ, Whitelaw AW, 1984, ‘The biology of perons threadfin bream, Nemipterus peronii, from the North West Shelf of Australia’, Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 35: 167-185.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘Population dynamics and fishery management of the New Zealand paua, Haliotis iris, II: Dynamics and management as examined using a size class population model’, N.Z. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 16: 163-173.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘Population dynamics and fishery management of the New Zealand paua, Haliotis iris, I: Population structure, growth, reproduction and mortality’, N.Z. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 16: 147-161.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘The ecological basis of tropical fisheries management’, In: Theory and management of tropical fisheries, Pauly D, Murphy GI (eds), ICLARM Conf. Proc.9, ICLARM, Manilla, Phillipines and Division of Fisheries Research, CSIRO, Cronulla, Australia, pp.167-188.

Sainsbury KJ,1980, ‘Effect of individual variability on the von Bertalanffy growth equation’, Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 3: 241-247.

Major unrefereed publications

Sainsbury KJ, 2008, ‘Best practice reference points for Australian Fisheries’, In: Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra, Australia, 156 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 2008, ‘Review of guidelines for ecolabelling of fish and products from capture fisheries, and recommended minimum substantive requirements’, Report for the FAO Expert Consultation on Ecolabelling Guidelines, 85 pages.

Lodge MW, Anderson D, Løbach T, Munro G, Sainsbury KJ, Willock A, 2007, ‘Recommended Best Practices for Regional Fisheries Management Organizations’, Report of an independent panel to develop a model for improved governance by Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE.

Sainsbury KJ, 2005, ‘Cost effective management of uncertainty in fisheries’, In: Proc. ABARE Outlook 05 Conference.

Fletcher W, Chesson J, Fisher M, Sainsbury KJ, Hundlow T, Smith ADM, Whitworth B, 2002, ‘National ESD reporting framework for Australian fisheries: the ‘how to’ guide for wild capture fisheries’, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Report, Canberra, Australia, 97/122.

Xi H, Constable A, Sainsbury KJ, de la Mare W, 2001, ‘Ecologically sustainable development of the fishery for Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) around Macquarie Island: population parameters, population assessment and ecological interactions’, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Report, Canberra, Australia, 97/122.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, Klaer N, Gunn J, Campbell R, Hearn W, Davis T, Betlehem A, Preece A, Cowling A, 1999, ‘Recent developments and methods in the Southern Bluefin Tuna fishery assessments’, In: Proc. Second International Pacific Swordfish Symposium, DiNardo GT (ed), NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-263, pp.135-158.

Sainsbury KJ, Smith ADM, Webb H, 1998, ‘Current use and recommendations for future development of sustainability indicators to measure performance of Australian fisheries against ESD objectives’, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Report, Canberra, Australia, 98/168.

Sainsbury K, Haward M, Kriwoken L, Tsamenyi M, Ward T, 1997, ‘Multiple Use Management in the Australian Marine Environment: Principles, Definition and Elements’, Australia’s Oceans Policy: Biodiversity Conservation Issues, Department of the Environment, Canberra, Paper 1, 42 pages.

Ward T, Alder J, Margules CR, Sainsbury K, Tarte D, Zann LP, 1997, ‘Biodiversity and Conservation’, Australia’s Oceans Policy: Biodiversity Conservation Issues, Department of the Environment, Canberra, Paper 7, 54 pages.

Mackey DJ, Sainsbury KJ, 1995, ‘Report of the Program of Research on Jarosite Dumped at Sea’, Report to Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, 952 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, Butterworth D, Francis C, Klaer N, Polacheck T, Punt A, Smith T, 1995, ‘Incorporating uncertainty into stock projections’, CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, Tasmania.

Whitelaw AW, Campbell RA, Sainsbury KJ, Dews GJ, 1991, ‘New ideas about fish trapping’, Australian Fisheries, 50: 26-29.

Jernakoff P, Sainsbury KJ, 1990, ‘CSIRO’s northern demersal finfish stock assessments: 1980 to 1989′, Bureau of Rural Resources Information, Paper IP/6/90, 169 pages.

Walters C, Sainsbury KJ, 1990, ‘Design of a large scale experiment for measuring effects of fishing on the Great Barrier Reef’, Report to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 53 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1989, ‘Logbook data leads to trawl closures on the Northwest Shelf’, Aust. Fish., 48: 25-27.

Sainsbury KJ, 1989, ‘The demersal fishery on the northwest shelf of Australia’, In: Proc. Meeting on Technical Cooperation between Australia and Mexico, Chavez EA (ed), Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN-Unidad, Merida, Mexico, pp.311-320.

Sainsbury KJ, Stevens J, McPherson GR, 1989, ‘Studies of ageing based on annual rings in hard parts’, In: Proc. Meeting on Technical Cooperation between Australia and Mexico, Chavez EA (ed), Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN-Unidad, Merida, Mexico, pp.257-262.

Sainsbury KJ, 1985, ‘Scientific principles in the determination of fisheries yield and the biological responce to fishing’, In: Domestic and Foreign Operations in the Australian Fisheries Conference, Department of Primary Industry, Canberra, pp.9.1-9.5.

Young PC, Sainsbury KJ, 1985, ‘CSIRO’s north west shelf program’, Aust. Fish., 44: 16-20.

Sainsbury KJ, Lindholm RY, 1984, ‘Calibration of the Frank and Bryce demersal trawl, and the estimation of avoidance and escapement’, In: Proc. Second Divisional Research Seminar, Cronulla, NSW, March 19-23, CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, pp.14-15.

Dews G, Sainsbury KJ, Whitelaw AT, Moran M, 1988, ‘CSIRO goes fish trapping on the NW Shelf’, Austr. Fish., 47: 28-29.

Sainsbury KJ, Poiner IR, 1988, ‘A preliminary review of the effects of prawn trawling on the Great Barrier Reef’, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Technical Memorandum, GBRMPA-TM-22.

Sainsbury KJ, Whitelaw AT, Campbell RA, Dews GJ, 1988, ‘Development of more efficient traps for the North West Shelf fishery’, Fishing Industry Research and Development Council, Project 1987/75, 194 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘Biological management of Australia’s multispecies tropical demersal fisheries: a review of problems and some approaches’, CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research Report, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia, 147: 1-16,49.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘The biological management of Australia’s multispecies tropical demersal fisheries: a review of problems and some approaches’, CSIRO Marine Labs Report, 174, 16 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1982, ‘Status of demersal fish resource assessment in tropical Australian waters’, FAO Fisheries Report, 275: 33-37.

Sainsbury KJ, 1981, ‘Final report of the Australian component of the Joint Eastern Indian Ocean Fishery Survey (JETINDOFISH Survey)’, Report to the Australian Department of Primary Industries and Energy, 33 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1979, ‘CSIRO defines fish stocks on N.W. Shelf’, Aust. Fish., 38: 4-12.

Fishery assessment reports

Klaer N, Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, Preece A, 1996, ‘Southern Bluefin Tuna stock and recruitment projections’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Klaer N, Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, 1996, ‘A retrospective examination of Southern Bluefin Tuna VPA and projection results’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Klaer N, Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, 1995, ‘Southern Bluefin Tuna stock and recruitment projections’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, Klaer N, 1995, ‘Assessment of the Southern Bluefin Tuna stock using Virtual Population Analysis’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, 1995, ‘Towards an agreed management procedure for the SBT fishery’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Caton A, McLoughlin KJ, Sainsbury KJ, 1994, ‘Southern bluefin tuna in Fishery Status Reports 1993: resource assessments of Australian Commonwealth Fisheries Canberra, ACT’, Bureau of Resource Sciences, McLoughlin KJ, Staples DJ, Maliel M (eds), pp.49-54.

Klaer N, Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, 1994, ‘Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock and Recruitment Projections’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 21 pages.

Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, Klaer N, 1994, ‘Assessment of the Status of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock Using Virtual Population Analysis’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 168 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1994, ‘Fishery assessment of tuna and billfish populations off eastern Australia: a research plan for ECTUNAMA’, In: Proc. East Coast Tuna Science-Industry-Management Workshop, Whitelaw AW (ed), March 23-24, Hobart, Tasmania, CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.129-140.

Sainsbury KJ, Ryba M, Stander J, Polacheck T, 1994, ‘Qualitative Interpretation of Longline Catch Rate of Southern Bluefin Tuna by Age and Area’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 44 pages.

Klaer N, Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, 1993, ‘Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock and Recruitment Projections’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 24 pages.

Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, Klaer N, 1993, ‘Assessment of the Status of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock Using Virtual Population Analysis’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 173 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, 1993, ‘Development of a Stock Rebuilding Strategy for Southern Bluefin Tuna’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 27 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, Ryba M, Stander J, 1993, ‘Qualitative Interpretation of Recent Changes in the Longline Catch Rate of Southern Bluefin Tuna’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 46 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, Tuck G, Wayte S, 1993, ‘The management strategy developed and applied to Macquarie Island Toothfish – is it appropriate for the STR Orange Roughy?’, Commissioned report to the Australia-New Zealand meeting on management of the South Tasman Rise.

Klaer N, Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock and Recruitment Projections’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 31 pages.

Polacheck T, Sainsbury KJ, Klaer N, 1992, ‘Assessment of the Status of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Stock Using Virtual Population analysis’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 185 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, Polacheck T, Ryba M, Klaer N, 1992, ‘Qualitative Interpretation of Recent Changes in the Longline Catch Rate of Young (4-6y old) Southern Bluefin Tuna’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 38 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘Biological Reference Points for the Spawning Stock of Southern Bluefin Tuna’, Paper for the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, 18 pages.

Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘Key issues facing SBT research’, In: Proc. Inaugural Southern Bluefin Tuna Science-Industry-Management Workshop, Whitelaw AW, Mawson V (eds), Port Lincoln, SA, June 24-25, Hobart, Tasmania, CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.63-64.

Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘Summary of Prime Minister’s environmental research grant projects conducted by CSIRO’, In: Proc. Inaugural Southern Bluefin Tuna Science-Industry-Management Workshop, Whitelaw AW, Mawson V (eds), Port Lincoln, SA, June 24-25, Hobart, Tasmania, CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.43-45.

Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘What is happening to the southern bluefin tuna stock?’, In: Proc. Inaugural Southern Bluefin Tuna Science-Industry-Management Workshop, Whitelaw AW, Mawson V (eds), Port Lincoln, SA, June 24-25, Hobart, Tasmania, CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.5-19.

Sainsbury KJ, Whitelaw AW, 1992, ‘Background and aims of the SBT-science-industry-management workshop’, In: Proc. Inaugural Southern Bluefin Tuna Science-Industry-Management Workshop, Whitelaw AW, Mawson V (eds), Port Lincoln, SA, June 24-25, Hobart, Tasmania, CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.1-2.

Whitelaw AW, Hearn WS, Polacheck TW, Sainsbury KJ, 1992, ‘CSIRO and Japan come together for new SBT tagging program’, Australian Fisheries, 51: 10-13.

1979-1984, ‘Annual stock assessment reports for the Australian northern fish trawl fishery: North West Shelf, Kimberly Shelf and Arafura Sea’, Department of Primary Industries, Canberra.