Tasmania has Australia's best marine resources, not only a beautiful landscape but also a variety of fish resources. Although fishing enthusiast knows where the best place for fishing, the ordinary person does not know about this kind of information. Tasmania is very popular fishing destination among us because of easy fishing. This is an untapped potential area for tourism in Tasmania. This project to use Tasmania fishery data and social media networks to promote the development of the local economy through recreational fishing.
HackFishing project mainly use six datasets to display the Tasmanian fishery distribution area map data, the Tasmanian fishery block time data, and the Tasmanian weather data. And the dataset can help fishing lovers plan their fishing time and fishing areas properly.
Evidence of Work
Monthly average rainfall
Description of Use: Extract rainfall data to provide safe fishing spots for anglers.
Growing Degree Days
Description of Use: This dataset gives the information about suitable temperature for agricultural plant which can use to analysis the fish habitat areas.
Tasmanian Estuaries (South East) Marine Habitats - 1:25000
Description of Use: This dataset provides reef, sand, seagrass information which use for analysis sea fish distribution.
Derwent Habitat Atlas, 2008
Description of Use: This dataset provides a set of marine habitats information and different fish species's habitats area.
Tasmanian Recreational Sea Fishing Area Restrictions
Description of Use: This data set provides the recreational fishing restricted areas, period, special area and other relative information.
Scalefish Fishery fishing blocks
Description of Use: This data set provide fish species, habitats, number of fish , latitude and longitude.
A New Start
Best use of Tasmanian Heritage Data
Bounty: Visualise the Numbers
Bounty: Decision Support
Most Commercial Potential
Bounty: Is seeing truely believing?
Exploring the Oceans
Best use of Tasmanian Spatial Data Challenge
Most outstanding Tasmanian Benefit