People development program: Enabling productivity and efficiency gains in Australian rock lobster fisheries – the 2011 trans-Tasman 7th Rock Lobster Congress.
New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council Ltd
Principal Investigator: D R Sykes
Key Words: Rocklobster, education, conference, partnership, New Zealand, management, Western Rocklobster, Southern Rocklobster, Tropical Rocklobster
Summary:The notion of productivity addressed by the 7th Lobster Congress presentations was directed at making the most productive use of opportunity, of technology, of knowledge and of experience.
1. Australian and New Zealand rock lobster industry participants who are better informed of the range of biological and economic options and opportunities which may arise as a consequence of ongoing information sharing and market coordination.
2. Enabling Australian and New Zealand lobster industry participants to gain a hands-on experience of harvest and stock monitoring technologies which can increase productivity; reduce operating costs; and improve sustainable utilisation.