FISH Vol 22 3 Back to FISH magazine
PUBLISHED 1 Sep 2014
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In this issue

Culinary young guns tour Tasmania

No exploration of Tasmania’s finest food offerings would be complete without seafood

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Retail trials add spark to oyster sales

Oysters Australia is testing the effectiveness of increasing sales by targeting customers in seafood retail stores

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From research to real world

Collaborative research and practical benchmarks to assess the success of fisheries management were among key topics for discussion when the nation’s marine scientists came together in...

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Sharper senses aid ocean investigations

The latest addition to Australia’s marine research capacity is set to revolutionise ocean research, with open access to far more detailed data than has ever been available before

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A people-focused approach

The desire to make an impact led scientist Renae Tobin to chart a new course that could better influence fisheries policy making and public perceptions

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A wholesale approach

Sydney’s largest top-end seafood supplier has developed a program to help restaurants make sustainable seafood choices

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Tasmanian rocklobster industry legend retires

Tasmanian rocklobster industry legend retires

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Combined knowledge key to congress success

Traditionally focused on the technical and biological details of fisheries, a recent congress urged researchers to consider the potential of combining traditional knowledge with...

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Periwinkle potential

Research into the life cycle of Tasmania’s periwinkles shines a light on the untapped potential of this niche seafood product

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Initiative to set global certification standard

Seafood is an international commodity and a new benchmarking initiative for certification programs aims to help buyers compare the product credentials no matter where they came from and who...

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Students sample career choices on the water

Three days, 50 students and a diverse range of presenters combine to explore marine and seafood industry career opportunities

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Urchin control

Early warning and a proactive approach are helping Tasmania find solutions to its emerging sea urchin problem

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In brief

National aquaculture statement

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Trust and integrity: The secret ingredients of successful fish farming

Highly scrutinised and highly responsive to industry criticism, aquaculture has the opportunity to set the benchmark in sustainable food production By Catherine...

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Rural leaders harvest new skills

Two of Australia’s leading young oyster farmers report on their experiences as part of the Australian Rural Leadership Program

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End users evaluate national strategy needs

Consultation is providing valuable insight into the benefits of and potential improvements to our national fishing and aquaculture strategy By Josh...

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Building a seafood marketing plan

Translating industry"s thoughts about marketing into action that will add value to Australia’s seafood harvest is one of the next big challenges for the FRDC

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New blends in research mix

More sophisticated approaches to fishing and aquaculture research are combining public and private-sector capabilities, while striving to find the balance between fundamental science and...

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Response-ability revolutionises fisheries

Technology, institutional changes and aquaculture have positioned fisheries to deal with the challenges of the future

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Queen’s Birthday honours for fishing industry

Three of this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours recipients have been recognised for their many years of service to diverse aspects of Australia’s fisheries-related industries and communities:...

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Yield perspectives expand

Economic modelling is helping managers and fishers deal with uncertainty while assessing the trade-offs required to balance the environmental and financial sustainability of the...

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Male dominance to end species

Gene technology offers new hope for carp-free rivers after many years of trials

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