Publications and media

2021 Annual Review

The impact of the hake deep-sea trawl fishery on SMMEs

2020 – Genesis Analytics Study – Full report

2020 – Genesis Analytics study – Summary of findings

2020 – Genesis Analytics – SMME study

Women want more opportunities to work at sea

August 6, 2021/by Superseed

Analysis of the allocation of rights to the hake inshore trawl fishery in FRAP 2015/16

#DiepRespek shines a fresh light on vulnerable marine ecosystems

June 29, 2021/by Superseed

Youth Development



A Sustainable Fishery

Socio-economic Contribution

2018 – Genesis Analytics study – Full report

2020 Annual Review

2019 Annual Review

Value Adding


Safety at Sea

Taxes and Levies


Women at home on the sea

Underwater drones are changing the way fishing is monitored and predicted.

Fishing deep to provide economic benefits for South Africa

2018 Annual Review

Empowerdex report 2019

Hake industry warns over allocations

2018 – Genesis Analytics study – Executive summary

2018 – Genesis Analytics – Key findings

Leaders of Tomorrow 8

Exploring the deep

Project Angles to Boost Fish Sustainability

International workshop reviews the operational management procedure for hake

December 6, 2018/by Jef

Trawling for a Cleaner Environment

Case study documents the successful rebuilding of the South African hake resource

December 6, 2018/by Jef

Leaders of Tomorrow 7

SADSTIA creates new opportunities for graduates

December 6, 2018/by Jef

Leaders of Tomorrow 6

Exploring the Deep

Leaders of Tomorrow 5

2017 Annual Review

The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016

The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014

Economy of scale and the danger of fragmentation to the South African deep sea trawling industry

Leaders of tomorrow 4

March 1, 2018/by Jef

Leaders of tomorrow – Profiling young professionals in the South African fishery

Leaders of Tomorrow 3

December 19, 2017/by Jef

A new generation of leadership

Risky Business

Time Machine

Ground Zero

Leaders of Tomorrow 2

July 7, 2017/by Jef

Leaders of Tomorrow

Creating opportunities for South African youth

Leaders of Tomorrow

May 9, 2017/by Jef

Q&A with SADSTIA’s new chairman, Terence Brown

The Viking Inshore Fishing matter and its implications for the fishing industry

Waves of change

April 7, 2017/by Jef

The review of the allocation of rights to the inshore fishery for hake and sole has been postponed to late April 2017

Deep Waters

April 7, 2017/by Jef

SADSTIA website goes live

Fragmentation of the deep-sea trawling industry will come at the expense of beneficiation and jobs

Certification by the MSC is vital to the continued prosperity of the South African deep-sea trawling industry

SADSTIA scores a hat trick!

The Safeguard our Seabed Coalition calls for a moratorium on seabed mining.

Minister Zokwana attends memorial service

South Africa is part of a global groundfish success story

MSC Fishery Factsheet

Empowerdex analysis shows South Africa’s deep-sea trawling industry is 62.36% black owned

A Fishy Business

‘Transform at all costs’ agenda risks wrecking deep-sea fisheries sector

Big Fish versus Small Fry

Gone fishin’

Trawlers bid to curb deep-sea bycatch

Industrial organisation in the South African Deep Sea hake trawl sector: a taxonomy

Empowerdex report 2016

Seabed rehabilitation experiment: Skippers’ information

OMP Information

The Constitution of SADSTIA

Bycatch Management Strategy

Benthic Report 2012

Ecological Risk Assessment Review of the South African hake fishery 2011

Monkfish assessment

Bycatch Management

Management of hake longline effort in South Africa

South African hake trawl fishery

MSC Reassessment Report for the South African hake trawl fishery, 2010

Sea for yourself

South African hake trawl

Sofia 2012

World Review of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 2012

South Africa’s Marine Living Resources Act