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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-051
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Examining the potential impacts of seismic surveys on Octopus and larval stages of Southern Rock Lobster

This report details the portion of FRDC 2019-051: Examining the potential impacts of seismic surveys on Octopus and larval stages of Southern Rock Lobster focusing on the impacts of exposure to a full-scale seismic survey on the early life stages of the Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii),...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-050
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Linking habitat mapping with fisheries assessment in key commercial fishing grounds

The Tasmanian commercial fishery for blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip abalone (H. laevigata) contributes a significant component of the total Australian abalone catch, with annual landings of around 2590 tonnes in 2003. The catch consists primarily of blacklip abalone (around...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2011-201
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Implementing a spatial assessment and decision process to improve fishery management outcomes using geo-referenced diver data

Fishing activity was captured across 53,852 one Hectare hex grid cells across Tasmania. A total of 113,164 diving hours were recorded across 125,536 individual fishing events (Table 1). Between 2012 and 2016, the Tasmanian Geo-Fishery Dependent Data (GFDD) program captured between 85 % and 90 % of...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-044
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Establishment of the long-spined sea urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania: a first assessment of the threat to abalone and rock lobster fisheries

The pattern of distribution of the long-spined sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii over ca. 40 y in the Kent group, Bass St., suggests initial establishment in the mid 1960s with subsequent expansion of populations to its current status as the dominant invertebrate on shallow subtidal rocky reef....
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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