National Priority Three - Development of new and emerging aquaculture growth opportunities


For 2018-19, the key focus for National Priority Three is:

  • To continue the advances made in Yellowtail Kingfish production,
  • To explore options for developing aquaculture in northern Australia and scope the potential for novel species, systems and approaches, and
  • To invest in R&D projects that will assist grow production volumes of aquaculture species across Australia.

Performance over the year will be assessed against the following indicators:

RD&E Plan 2015-20 Performance criteria

Year target

Advance two or more new or emerging aquaculture opportunities/species for which RD&E has identified clear opportunities and technologies for good production and profitability growth, as measured by increases in harvest tonnages.

1,500 tonnes of additional production.


Priority Leader and Contact- Wayne Hutchinson M. 0439 636 375                   

More information about this Priority can be found in the FRDC's RDE Plan 2015-20.


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