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Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-172
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Methods to profile and connect the provenance of wild caught prawn fisheries and their values to the community

The wild prawn industry, as a key influencer of the community's (sustainability) perception of the Australian seafood industry, has addressed identified risks to social license so that it can protect its legal license to operate in public waters. This report provides the results and conclusions on...
ORGANISATION:
Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-097
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Survey of Enterprise-level Biosecurity across the Australian Aquaculture Industry

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the department) commissioned the independent research company Instinct and Reason to conduct a survey aimed at farm owners/managers in the Australian aquaculture industry. The survey aimed to investigate the level of...
ORGANISATION:
Instinct and Reason
Industry
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-065
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Disseminating existing bycatch reduction and fuel efficiency technologies throughout Australia's prawn fisheries

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods, the unintended consequence being large quantities of bycatch. It is also a method that can disturb benthic habitats and use large quantities of fuel—a significant running cost for many fisheries. Issues of bycatch and fuel...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-261
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Investigating the use of trace element profiles to substantiate provenance for the Australian prawn industry

In 2015 industry stakeholders from the Australian Council of Prawn Fishers (ACPF) and the Australian Prawn Farmers Association (APFA) identified the potential for the "Love Australian Prawns" (LAP) campaign to be undermined by the practice of unscrupulous operators substituting Australian prawns...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Industry
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