Eric is a recognised OceanWatch Master Fisherman, completing formal training and assessment.
The program incorporates many aspects of responsible fishing including:
Quality assurance, threatened species, bycatch reduction devices and techniques, animal welfare and catch reporting, as well as water quality, habitat and pollution, indigenous fishing and workplace health and safety.
Training is facilitated by OceanWatch Australia and assessment is overseen by the NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee, linked to the Seafood Industry Training Package and industry wide codes of practice.
Eric’s qualifications include:
Maritime and food safety
- Master 5 Skipper
- NSW Food Safety Certification