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PUBLISHED 1 Dec 2020
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In this issue

Seafood Sundown Series shares marketing expertise

Like tens of thousands of other conferences around the world, the Queensland Seafood Marketers Association’s (QSMA) Sea Beyond 2020, scheduled for July 2020, was cancelled because of the global...

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In brief

Funding habitat restoration The Australian Government will invest $8 million over four years on projects to help restore the health and functionality of coastal and estuarine fisheries...

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A strategic approach to stock assessment software

Stock assessments are the cornerstone of sustainable fisheries. However, these involve computationally intense methods to model fish population numbers, accounting for available fishery and...

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Final reports

Low-cost management for small fisheries 2015-215 Low-cost, practical management regimes...

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Monsoons and river flow bring more Barramundi

The year 2010 was a good one for the recruitment of Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) in the Northern Territory. It was also a year when the Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian Monsoon Index...

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Light on the horizon

2020 is a year that will be remembered for diverse reasons: fires we haven’t seen the like of for decades; an unprecedented global pandemic; trade tensions between major nations; and a US...

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Researcher refocuses from fish to fishing rights

For more than three decades Stephan Schnierer has been advocating for the rights of Indigenous people to access Australia’s fisheries, in a role that has not always come easily for the fisheries...

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Whole-of-agriculture research company to drive innovation

The future of Australia’s fishing and aquaculture sector, right along the seafood supply chain, has been firmly embedded and linked to the future prosperity of Australia’s whole primary production...

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Blueprint for Australian seaweed industry

The Australian seaweed sector could grow to be worth $1.5 billion by 2040, employing 9000 people and helping to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 10 per cent, according to the...

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Science briefs

Untangling illegal fishing from other crimes Violations of workers’ rights, forced labour or modern slavery are the predominant crimes associated with illegal fishing in the...

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Lake tales

It was the end of a long era when the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishers pulled up their nets for the last time on 31 March 2020. Words Melissa Marino | Photos Leigh...

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Roadmap to a collaborative fishing future

The FRDC will begin 2021 with a new roadmap outlining the steps needed to bring to life a new sector-wide vision for Australia’s fishing and aquaculture. By Catherine...

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How the seas can help meet global food needs

The sustainable production of meat proteins from the world’s oceans could almost double by 2050, according to a recently released international blue paper, The Future of Food from the...

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Double digit growth continues for retail seafood sales

Retail sales of fresh and frozen seafood experienced double-digit growth over the past year, driven by the COVID-19-related consumer trend of households swapping restaurant meals for home...

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Ocean farmed seaweed harvests underway

Acknowledgement of Country Research trials are being undertaken on land and sea country of the Neunonne and...

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Recognising Indigenous relationships

Indigenous Australians have conducted fishing and aquaculture across this land for tens of thousands of years, maintaining and managing the natural resources for sustenance, and in balance with...

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Great Australian Seafood is easy as

Simplicity is at the heart of a new seafood marketing campaign, aiming to harness public support for local produce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November, Seafood Industry...

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