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In this issue
With five years of funding secured and expanded capabilities, the FRDC’s 2014–15 Annual Report points to changes ahead
Seafood sector honours Several well-known members of Australia’s seafood sector have been recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List for their contributions in a range of fields....
Southern Bluefin Tuna by the numbers
A new report advises how Australia can best meet its international commitment to report its Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) recreational catch By Melissa...
Innovation has been crucial in developing a viable fishery and market for Australian octopus
Let"s keep an eye on the reef, BRUV
Recreational fishers, motivated by community stewardship, are helping to develop cost-effective monitoring options for a Western Australian artificial reef trial
Purpose-built centre for large salmon research
Industry involvement drives ready-to-use research for Atlantic Salmon aquaculture
Keeper of the faith
Suzie McEnallay shows there is still plenty of heart in the Wallis Lake fishing community on the NSW north coast
Working with other sectors to prevent loss of access to fisheries resources is a top priority for Australia’s inshore commercial fisheries
Success tied to cultural priorities
History, culture and country come together in the Yagbani Aboriginal Corporation’s Aquaculture Knowledge Partnership Project
How to build Australia"s recreational fishing picture
A clearer picture of recreational fishing is expected to improve fishing management and the sharing of marine resources
New ocean "property" to increase production
Proof-of-concept research in Tasmania is investigating the possibility of artificial reefs to increase high-value seafood production
FRDC takes on a new design
A new office and new industry services are part of the FRDC’s changes designed to deliver on national priorities for the seafood sector
Port Lincoln rides the tuna tide
From boom to bust and back again, South Australia’s Southern Bluefin Tuna industry celebrates its diamond jubilee this year
Chinese get a taste for Australian seafood adventure
The chance to see where Australian wild abalone comes from is drawing the next generation of Chinese chefs to our shores By Catherine Norwood Twenty-five of...
Options to go
From boxes of bulk seafood, new packaging technologies are supporting portion-sized serves and direct marketing to consumers
Austral Fisheries takes sustainability to the next level, investing in tree planting to offset the impact of carbon emissions from fishing
Supply chains combine to test certification schemes
A new benchmarking tool offers the chance to test where certification schemes sit against international standards The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) has launched its new...
Value-adding to research perspectives
Economic skills continue to bring new insight to the seafood sector’s research and management