Heard and McDonald Islands


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Heard and McDonald Islands

(hɜːd; məkˈdɒnəld)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the S Indian Ocean: an external territory of Australia from 1947. Area: 412 sq km (159 sq miles)
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The TAC for the Heard and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Fishery season for Patagonian toothfish will be 3 525 tonnes, which is an increase of 120 tonnes, and the TAC for mackerel icefish will be 526 tonnes, which is a reduction of 35 tonnes.
This is evident with the latest Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics and Sciences (ABARES) Fishery status reports 2017 which shows that fish stocks around the Heard and McDonald Islands are in good shape.
After becoming carbon neutral certified in April 2016, Austral Fisheries recently sold the first ever carbon neutral unload for Marine Stewardship Council certified Heard and McDonald Islands Toothfish in an auction to China and the USA.