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In this issue
Gulf model to manage marine interactions
New modelling of the Spencer Gulf marine ecosystem helps to identify how changes to one aspect of the ecosystem affect others
Adelaide nets World Fisheries Congress
National impact from Tasmanian POMS outbreak
A combination of research and proactivity provides hope in the wake of the latest outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome
Balancing the benefits of seafood
A new SafeFish report highlights species selection for low-risk, high-benefit seafood By Gio Braidotti
Bridge-building needed for Indigenous fisheries research
Face-to-face relationships help build trust, engagement and improve research outcomes for Indigenous communities By Annabel Boyer
China warehouse secures new route to market
Sustainability of Western Rock Lobsters bolsters confidence to expand marketing operations in China By Gio Braidotti More than 90 per cent of Australia’s rock...
US insights into localised supply chains
New perspectives on Australian performance and opportunities emerge from seafood summit
Name change makes species' origin crystal clear
Market opportunities, international consistency and the identification of a new species can all trigger applications for a new or revised official fish name By Catherine...
Health check to identify omega-3 gap
The newly developed Omega-3 Index can identify a nutritional shortfall that can be easily addressed – with seafood By Catherine Norwood
FISH readers share their views
Readers provide feedback that will help to shape future issues of FISH magazine By Annabel Boyer
Listening to the fish song
A better understanding of why some fish species ‘vocalise’ allows passive acoustic monitoring to aid management strategies
Fisher experiences help align safety regulations
Practice using emergency equipment can pay off in an emergency at sea
More species to expand key fish stocks report
More accessible, up-to-date information on the sustainability of fish stocks that aims to boost community confidence in Australian fisheries is on its way By Ilaria...
Collaboration to maximise new aquaculture opportunities
Yellowtail Kingfish and tropical white-fleshed fish species are frontrunners in research priorities to develop new aquaculture opportunities for Australia By Joshua...
Festivals celebrate seafood
Seafood festivals provide an opportunity to connect with the community and help the seafood sector tell its story, from the source to the final dishes served
The Brussels Seafood Expo provides an annual snapshot of the global seafood market and opportunities
Digital directions lead to a new e-fish frontier
From solid scientific foundations, the FRDC will expand communication efforts to the food-service sector
FRDC"s new staff and Adelaide-based office
Additional staff boost the FRDC’s regional capabilities
Creating models to test choices and consequences, Tony Smith AM has provided new tools for better fisheries management
Early parasite detection research wins science award
Molecular detection of parasites based on water sampling offers an early warning system for fish farmers