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In this issue
SAFS reports update
Deed offers disease risk strategy
An emergency disease agreement being drafted aims to bring the marine sector into line with land-based agriculture Abalone, oysters, Sardines and prawns: these are just a few of species...
Towards seafood's future
The seafood sector’s national conference Seafood Directions will examine what the future of fishing in Australia could look like – and how to get there By Catherine...
Tariffs fall, seafood sales to Japan rise
Tariff reductions are creating new market opportunities for seafood sales to Japan By Free Trade Agreement Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and...
Fly options for fish feeds
Black soldier flies could provide a solution to the aquaculture feed challenge while offering new business opportunities By Catherine Norwood
Supply chain strengthens sustainability solutions
Long-term business models are helping to drive change in the global fisheries sector By Catherine Norwood
From water to waiter - marketing starts on the boat
A Queensland symposium shows the seafood sector is serious about better marketing By Peter Horvat To help industry better understand some of the key concepts...
Kingfish research gathers momentum
Community key for small fishers
A tour of the South Australian coast examines the potential of a different marketing approach for Australia’s small-scale commercial fishers
Tagging study sheds light on the elusive Swordfish
Swordfish survival is the focus of research in an emerging Tasmanian recreational fishery
It's curtains for seabird conflict
Commercial fishers have taken the lead to reduce interactions with seabirds, using cost-effective technology that also improves crew safety
Ranger research helps protect fishing favourites
Tar-Ru’s native nursery trial
A square mesh screen installed in the right place at the right time helps keep carp at bay and boosts native fish numbers
Implications for Australia
The Australian contingent at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit held in Seattle in June was relatively small, but provided representation for a broad cross-section of the Australian seafood sector. Here’s...
Tropical topics reel in the awards
Research students from the north take the lead in this year’s Australian Marine Sciences conference Tropical rock oyster aquaculture and coral reef biodiversity were the topics of two...
Primed for quality
United advocacy for seafood
Australias rough road to recovery
Research into Orange Roughy has helped inform monitoring and management to assist in the recovery of several of Australia’s stocks
Sound move to diversify production
A tour hosted by Taylor Shellfish Farms as part of the SeaWeb Sustainable Seafood Summit provides insight into bivalve aquaculture, Washington-style
Working solo on the water is risky
Safety planning and practices can help fishers identify and address risks By Australian Maritime Safety Authority Risks for solo...
From snorkelling with seaweed to high-tech algal aquaculture for better health, Pia Winberg’s focus is on production for a sustainable future
Commitment to restore trust