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Title:

Understanding the factors contributing to decreased school prawn productivity in Camden Haven Estuary and associated lakes, to target ameliorative actions

Project Number:

2015-011

Organisation:

NSW Department Of Primary Industries Orange

Principal Investigator:

Matt Taylor

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$107,078.00

Program(s):

Adoption, Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Examine school prawn recruitment to different areas within the Camden Haven estuary, to determine if recruitment limitation in certain areas is likely

2. Evaluate whether post-recruitment processes in Camden Haven estuary may be adversely affecting school prawn growth and survival

3. Synthesise research findings to provide recommendations to catchment, habitat and fishery managers regarding restoration of school prawn productivity