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Environment
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)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-214
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram: development of a disease zoning policy for marteiliosis to support sustainable production, health certification and trade in the Sydney rock oyster

The edible oyster industry in Australia is currently valued at around $62.5 million annually of which rock oyster production accounts for approx 56%. For the industry to survive in the long-term requires the ability to service what may become a premium domestic market demanding a high quality...
ORGANISATION:
Queensland Museum
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 • 2017-242
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Our Pledge: Australian seafood industry response to community values and expectations

Seafood Industry Australia commissioned Futureye to review existing research into the Australian communities attitudes toward seafood, as well as other market research, that has been undertaken since 2014. The findings from this review were used to make recommendations to Seafood Industry Australia...
ORGANISATION:
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-038
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Long-term recovery of trawled marine communities 25 years after the world’s largest adaptive management experiment

This project investigated the extent to which trawled communities of Australia’s North-West Shelf have recovered from high levels of trawling before the exclusion of foreign fleets in 1990 and after the imposition of tight controls on trawl and trap fishing in the early 1990s. The results...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart