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In this issue
Conversations to build relations
Researchers investigate public perceptions of wild-catch fishers and suggest new approaches to improve trust in the industry
Recfishing recruits young leaders
Fuel for the future
The diverse potential of algae across fuel and food production industries should make them a top priority for research and development globally
Indigenous customs add to discovery experience
Recording customary fishing techniques provides new tools for sharing stories and teaching the wider public about traditional practices
Pristine waters, pristine oysters
Dished up: rediscovering seaweed links in food chain
Algae is one of the rising stars on the aquaculture horizon, but scientist Pia Winberg has been working to consolidate its role as an essential link in sustainable food production for more than a...
Fish biology and freshwater science join forces
Improved science and greater collaboration in research and management can emerge from opportunities for scientists and managers from different fields to share their work By...
Investigation success no fluke
Mysterious deaths and million-dollar losses brought together a highly focused team of experts and supporters to track down the culprits responsible for jeopardising the Southern Bluefin Tuna...
Shared perspectives broaden leadership skills
Back to school for NSW fishers
An FRDC-funded program facilitating an introduction to the seafood industry for schoolchildren has provided benefits to schools and professional fishers alike
Achievements and challenges 2012–13
The FRDC’s annual report highlights progress in several industry areas while identifying challenges for the future
Promotional possibilities for fishing and seafood
Oyster health on international agenda
Click and deliver
Likes, links and tweets are an increasing part of efforts to raise the profile of the best Australian fisheries science and management
Join forces to manage supply risks
An approach to risk management and diversification that embraces the entire seafood supply chain could help the seafood industry to remain strong in the face of changing conditions