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In this issue
The measure of success
Australia’s fisheries sector has improved its performance over the course of a decade, with a new analytical framework helping to target further gains
Nominations open for industry awards
Indigenous fishing values
On common ground
A multi-faceted career helps Chris Calogeras represent a diverse range of fishery perspectives and ensure every voice has a chance to be heard By Annabel...
Tracking technologies have given scientists and authorities new tools to aid in the quest for people and sharks to peacefully coexist
Oxygen engineer wins FRDC award
An innovation award recognises potential uses in aquaculture for new oxygen generation technology By Tom Bicknell
Quality assurance for fisheries science
Ensuring the quality of scientific information used to manage Australia’s fisheries and marine ecosystems is important in earning the trust of stakeholders and the community in the...
Native properties in river clean up campaign
A range of measures in concert with the eradication of carp from waterways could provide the key to the restoration of Australia’s inland fisheries
On the Atlantic Salmon Trail
An opportunity to investigate the supply chain of Atlantic Salmon with Tasmanian producer Petuna offers insight into the many players needed to bring Australia’s favourite fresh fish to our...
Fisheries in the school zone
An online education resource is helping teachers to equip their students with knowledge about primary production in Australia
One fish, two fish, your fish, my fish
In the contested space of resource sharing, economics can provide one means of taking the conversation forward By Sarah Jennings and Annabel Boyer
Best practise the focus of national "Gone Fishing" campaign
In the recreational fishing sector, there is increased emphasis on the ‘responsible’ behaviour of participants to underpin continuing access to the nation’s fisheries...
Discovery Shrimp, you are here
Scholar discovers new value in consumer perspectives
An international study tour has helped put Australia’s seafood marketing in perspective for Abby McKibben By Catherine Norwood
The Pacific Oyster industry’s determination to fight back after the incursion of POMS has received a funding boost By Gio Braidotti
Mix 'n' match
Memories made with the right ingredients
Fresh, local, high-quality seafood has helped create a successful formula for the most recent winner of the National Fish and Chips Award By Rebecca Thyer
Fisheries in global push for sustainable development
The efforts of Australian researchers are helping to underpin the sustainable development and use of fisheries resources internationally and at home By Gio...
Road map for prawn recovery
International experience is helping Australia’s prawn farmers rebuild from the recent white spot disease outbreak. By Wayne
People's choice for fish and chips awards
There’s a new look to the National Fish and Chips Awards in 2017 as the FRDC promotes a new people’s choice category, which will run in conjunction with the National Seafood Industry Awards...