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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-228
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: UTAS Experimental Aquaculture Facility: Obtaining expert international governance, design and operational advice for the Atlantic salmon partners.

While the Australian salmon and shellfish aquaculture industries have international counterparts, there are specific local issues, notably warmer water temperatures and amoebic gill disease (AGD) requiring specific, local research attention. Given the maturity of the industry, the presence of both a...
ORGANISATION:
RDS Partners Pty Ltd
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-741
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: synopsis of Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) research to date and review/recommendation of future AGD related R&D directions including the development of a vaccine for AGD

The major outcome of this project was the development of a 2011 R&D strategy by the TSGA. This included a list of R&D priorities for 2011, including AGD related research, and a specific list of areas of interest for 2011. Subsequent to this the TSGA received 7 project proposals pertaining to...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2002-651
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram: whirling disease a disease strategy manual

Whirling disease is the disease of freshwater salmonid fish caused by the myxozoan parasite Myxobolus cerebralis. The parasite has never been detected in Australia, but is present in New Zealand and areas of North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Whirling disease is a reportable disease in...
ORGANISATION:
Paul Hardy-Smith
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-011
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic Animal Health and Biosecurity Subprogram: Disinfection measures to support biosecurity for infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV) at aquaculture facilities

Megalocytiviruses are a group of closely related viruses that cause mass mortalities in both marine and freshwater aquaculture. They are of global importance as they are listed by the World Animal Health Organization (OIE). They are difficult to control as they infect over 125 fish species and...
ORGANISATION:
University of Sydney (USYD)