FISH Vol 26 3 Back to FISH magazine
PUBLISHED 1 Sep 2018
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In this issue

In brief

Green light for seafood marketing On 16 August 2018, the Primary Industries Research and Development Amendment Bill 2017 was passed by both houses of parliament. This...

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Science briefs

ECOLOGY: New sunfish identified

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Sentiment softens on fisheries sustainability

The latest fisheries perceptions survey points to opportunities for the industry around greater visibility and engagement

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Little Tuna: a quality take on a big market

An all-Australian Albacore offering adds new value to the fishery (and throws some shade on canned imports)

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New approaches to add status

Even when data is limited, the right techniques can help determine the sustainability of fish stocks

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Protecting precious waters

Australia’s marine territories are double the size of its land mass, and protecting these resources from illegal fishers – both foreign and domestic – requires constant vigilance and collaboration...

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Skills in demand

Thinking ahead is helping Tasmanian educators and students meet the needs of the evolving aquaculture sector

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Fishers step up to the festival experience

Victoria’s commercial fishers are making community engagement a priority to build support for the sector and local seafood

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Skills shortage forecast for stock assessments

If Australia is to maintain its leading edge in fisheries stock assessment and management, it will have to attract more young scientists and encourage a greater level of collaboration

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Research tailored for recreational fishing

Recreational anglers will benefit from new student research presented to the marine science community in Adelaide

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Triple challenge for Barramundi expansion

An international investigation identifies the steps needed to realise the growth potential of Australia’s favourite white-fleshed fish

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From adventurer to adviser

Her early experiences in some of the world’s wildest fisheries have drawn Carolyn Stewardson to help understand and manage Australia’s marine resources for future generations

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Tasty results for Cobia in consumer trials

The results of fish processing, preparation and consumer testing are part of the latest pond-to-plate research into Cobia aquaculture

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Information transfer to improve prawn harvests

Portside workshops have generated interest from prawn fishers in gear changes to reduce fishing impact and increase prawn catches

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Kingfish feed findings win symposium award

A winning presentation reveals how Australian research is revising feed formulations for local Yellowtail Kingfish farming

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Ecosystem view of fisheries health

International research finds good fisheries management does improve ecosystem health, with Australia’s southern fisheries awarded a top ranking

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Five minutes to a safer workplace

Fast, simple and accessible training will anchor the new SeSAFE program to prevent injuries and deaths at sea By Catherine Norwood Watch a short video, answer...

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Wanda in training for fish recognition challenge

The automated identification of harvested fish could improve confidence in the fishing sector and reduce the cost of surveillance

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Fish from your phone

Investing in a share of South Australia’s wild harvest fisheries allows customers to access a weekly delivery of freshly harvested seafood

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