Hayden Schilling

Artificial reefs 12 months after installation

Man-made reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, UNSW researchers have found.

Tailor fish, also known as bluefish

A UNSW study has found the length that tailor are reaching maturity has increased by 5cm in four decades, which means some fish are currently being removed too early in their life cycle through the practice of fishing.