FISH Vol 24 4

Fisheries Research & Development Corporation News

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From Maine to Meningie, time spent in South Australia’s Coorong provides an international perspective on community fisheries for Tucker Sheehan
Latest news in Australian fisheries
One of the most innovative teams of crime researchers in the world is helping crab fishers with the pervasive and damaging impact of crab pot theft
Pheroze Jungalwalla highlights the top five issues he believes need to be addressed to ensure continuing success
With planning approvals finalised, and crucial research underway, Australia appears to be poised for a surge in aquaculture production
Project Sea Dragon is a $US1.45 billion Black Tiger Prawn venture from the Seafarms Group, based at several sites across northern Australia with the grow-out facilities to be on Legune Station in the Northern Territory
Barramundi production is little more than half of that predicted a decade ago, but two projects on the drawing board have the potential to increase
The potential of Murray Cod aquaculture
A Tweed region survey gathers Indigenous ideas on sharing and managing local fisheries
Interest is mounting in the economic and environmental potential of seaweed co-cultivation with other aquaculture operations, from finfish to oysters
New insights into the population dynamics in South Australia’s Snapper fishery are being driven by innovative research approaches and technological advances
Fresh food choices, tourist experiences, local marine knowledge and a sense of belonging are just some of the values local fisheries provide to their communities
Recreational fishers hunting the mighty Mulloway may want to minimise noise levels if they hope to bag this enigmatic species
Whether you call it a life jacket or a personal flotation device, an outlay of as little as $60 could save your life – but only if you wear it
At the Northern Prawn Fishery, skippers and their crews are taking steps to ensure that the safe return to port of all on board is an essential component of a 'successful season'
For fishers who often work alone or in remote locations, personal flotation devices and emergency beacons are essential tools to help manage safety risks
Australia is leading an international research collaboration to understand how shared Patagonian Toothfish populations in the Southern and Indian Oceans are connected, and to support the sustainable management of fishery resources
Everyday proverbs offer simple 'truths' that can help explain the economic principles underpinning everything from the way we shop to complex fisheries management decisions
Tariff cuts are making Australian seafood more attractive for consumers and importers in North Asia, with demand on the rise
A CSIRO project tracking marine debris has won the annual Eureka Research and Innovation Prize for Environmental Research
Tested, refined, adopted – digital reporting in SA’s Rock Lobster fishery has the thumbs up
A fascination with life underwater, the excitement of new discoveries and a passion to protect what so few of us ever see are motivating forces for marine biologist Karen Gowlett-Holmes