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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
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
Environment
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