FISH Vol 26 2 Back to FISH magazine
PUBLISHED 1 Jun 2018
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In this issue

Seafood trading, European style

Local fishers gain a new perspective on market opportunities by viewing Australia from European shores

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In brief

New state fisheries ministers

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Prawn farmers regroup

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Fishers learn to catch innovation with Fish-X

Combining the stories behind our seafood with technological innovation can help businesses make it in the marketplace, Fish-X participants are learning By Rebecca Thyer...

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Fisher takes on ocean workplace safety

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A force for change

Work for the Dole participants in NSW learn new skills as they help rehabilitate local waterways By Andrew Cooke

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Joint approach aids abalone recovery

Collaboration between government and fishers has helped Victoria’s western abalone fishery to recover from a catastrophic virus outbreak

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FRDC sponsors innovation competition

Fostering innovation and greater productivity in Australia’s fishing sector is the aim of an event that connects innovators with the investment to make their ideas a reality

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Batter at the ready: fish "n" chippers get set to be the best

Building on momentum from last year, the 2018 national Fish and Chips Awards kick off in August

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Just add algae

Aquaculture farmers may be able to turn their wastewater into a new income stream by producing high-value nutraceutical compounds By Andrew Cooke Kicking...

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Close-kin genetics shed light on shark populations

A scientific technique developed in Australia to estimate Southern Bluefin Tuna stocks is being applied to other species

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Have fish, will travel

Sharon Petersen reckons she has the best job in the world, bringing seafood to far-flung communities around the Mackay region

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Science briefs

Second Red Handfish population found

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Keeping community together

The flow-on effects of successful fisheries businesses contribute to improved community wellbeing in diverse spheres

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Fish-X cuts to the core of new business opportunities

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The number cruncher

When it comes to fisheries data, Nadia Engstrom is the ‘go-to’ person in Queensland

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Cooperative approach on seismic impacts

Western Australia’s pearl industry is taking a new tack with seismic surveyors and oil and gas explorers By Bianca Nogrady

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Local catch makes a splash

Seafood enterprises in Queensland’s Mackay region are finding new ways to add value to consumer experiences and community wellbeing Story and photos by Melissa...

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On-country fishing brings broader benefits

Fresh food and community pride are two of the benefits that come with the opportunity to expand fishing activities for the Northern Territory’s remote coastal Indigenous communities

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Netting data to bury phanton fishing

Coordinating data collection and collaborating with fishers are key requirements in successfully dealing with the global issue of ghost gear

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The mark of a leader

Leadership program proves valuable to sector into the future

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