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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-047
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Barramundi origins: determining the contribution of stocking to the Barramundi catch on Queensland's east coast

Researchers from Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, James Cook University, and the University of Western Australia tested a range of otolith-based and genetic methods to identify hatchery-born from wild-born Barramundi. The project took place in the Dry Tropics region, where...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
SPECIES
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-179
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Sensory testing of seafood - fresh versus frozen - and development of frozen seafood recipes

There is a strong negative perception of frozen fish amongst consumers, with many considering that frozen product is of inferior quality compared to ‘fresh’ (chilled) fish. The resistance to purchase frozen fish continues, despite modern freezing technology and practices resulting in...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-020
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identification of muscle parasite in Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) and Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus), and determination as to the efficacy of non-invasive screening technology for the purpose of identifying infected fish in a commercial fish processing environment

Yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) and Mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are actively targeted by fishers in the warmer waters of northern NSW. Both species are becoming increasingly important to local fishers with escalating demand due to increased consumer awareness of the premium eating quality...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-018
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Improving survival and quality of crabs and lobsters in transportation from first point of sale to market.

Eastern rock lobsters, spanner crabs and mud crabs command a high price when supplied to the market as live product. Being aquatic animals, the demands to retain maximum quality and liveliness through the supply chain are challenging. Once taken from water, these crustaceans are subject to...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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