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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-025
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Patterns of interaction between habitat and oceanographic variables affecting the connectivity and productivity of invertebrate fisheries

A better understanding of the links between benthic habitat, oceanography, and fisheries productivity is a major priority of the Blacklip Abalone, Haliotis rubra, and Southern Rock Lobster, Jasus edwardsii, industries to improve sustainable management of these important natural resources. This...
ORGANISATION:
Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus
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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