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In this issue
The darker side of exotic ornamental fish
Millions of beautiful ornamental fish are imported each year and, despite strict quarantine measures, some might be also importing diseases that threaten domestic fish species and...
Netting new leadership skills
By Rebecca Jennings Two weeks roughing it in the Kimberley was a world away from their roles in the fishing industry, but it laid the foundations for a journey Katherine...
Humble sardine gets a makeover
Careful preparation and a passion for the product have been crucial in the development of new markets for an old-fashioned favourite By Australian Seafood Cooperative Research...
National awards honour industry leaders
Professional excellence, innovation and a commitment to sustainable fisheries were among the attributes of those recognised with national industry awards By Clarisa...
Kingfish star is rising
A commitment to research has helped Clean Seas overcome developmental setbacks on the path improving Yellowtail Kingfish production
Cooperative course for rocklobster industry
Stock assessments, new technology, biotoxin warnings and international marketing were all on the agenda for rocklobster industry participants attending the 8th Rock Lobster Congress in Sydney in...
A new take at Fish Face
By Catherine Norwood
FRDC expands its role
Scampi example prompts live prawn review
By Catherine Norwood
It is easy to see how changes in river flows affect trees and waterbirds, but researcher Alison King has taken on the greater challenge of identifying the effects of a river’s fish...
Gascoyne leads WA"s sustainability gap analysis
By Rose Yeoman
Fruits of the sea
The seafood industry’s national conference focused on the importance of connecting with consumers and markets in Australia and abroad to tell the industry story
Students shaping the future
New information about the age and growth rates of Wahoo in the Coral Sea was the subject of the winning student presentation at the Australian Marine Sciences Association’s (AMSA) annual...
Seafood expansion on Colbeck’s agenda
At the top of the new Australian Government’s ‘to do’ list is wider recognition of the good work it is doing in the area of fisheries management, and improving engagement between industry and the...
Seafood CRC begins rebid campaign
By Emily Mantilla
Fishing for the past
To put contemporary fishing trends into a longer-term context, researchers are mining the memories of Queensland fishers and trawling through 140 years of historical records
Biosecurity ‘seatbelt’ for salmon producers
Huon Aquaculture’s ‘all-in’ approach to biosecurity has earned the company national recognition By Lynda Delacey
Bass anglers take up habitat cause
Recreational fishers are helping to revegetate river banks with native plants and improve fish passage along their favourite riverine reaches By Alexandra...