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Gill­net

Mar­ble­fish, Bovich­tus an­gus­tifrons;

her­ring cale, Odax cyanome­las Justin Gil­li­gan, New South Wales In most Aus­tralian states recre­ational gill­nets are now il­le­gal. How­ever, in Tas­ma­nia gill­nets or gra­ball nets – due to their non-se­lec­tive nature – can still be set for six hours at a time. This mar­ble­fish and her­ring cale are likely to be re­leased from this net as dead by­catch. Tas­man Penin­sula, Tas­ma­nia Nikon D810, 16–35mm f/4, 1/13, f/18, ISO 400, two Ike­lite DS161 strobes, Nau­ti­cam hous­ing

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