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PROJECT NUMBER • 2005-061
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Gear interaction of non-targeted species in the Lakes and Coorong commercial and recreational fisheries of South Australia

This project was developed by SARDI, in consultation with PIRSA, Lakes and Coorong Fishery (LCF) licence holders and relevant stakeholders, over several years. Proposals to investigate interactions with non-target species and discarding from the LCF in the Murray River estuary and Coorong...
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-049
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

A Better Way to Fish: testing the feasibility of tunnel net ‘fish trap’ gear in North Queensland

This study found that tunnel nets are technically feasible in this location. In spite of the weather conditions, the fishing gear remained intact and successfully captured significant numbers of marketable fishes. Importantly, SOCI species were released alive and in excellent condition, as were...
ORGANISATION:
James Cook University (JCU)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1978-044
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Underwater measurement of trawl gear in operation

The objective of this report was to measure trawling gear with the Trawl Instrumentation System (TIS). The method was similar to that described in Cruise Report no. 76. Each net and door combination was towed at various log speeds, and was maintained at each log speed for about 20 minutes while...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department Of Primary Industries
People
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-097
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Reducing bycatch using modifications to sweeps and lines anterior to the trawl mouth - collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods and there has been a great deal of work done over the past few decades to develop modifications that reduce unwanted bycatches. Much of this work has focussed on modifications at, or near, the codend (at the aft section) of trawls,...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-001
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Developing alternative strategies for managing seal-fisher interactions in the South Australian Lakes and Coorong Fishery

This report assesses the efficacy of alternative strategies for managing seal-fisher interactions in the gillnet sector of South Australia’s Commercial Lakes and Coorong Fishery (LCF), including the use of deterrents and alternative fishing methods. It uses a range of information obtained...
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
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