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Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-172
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Methods to profile and connect the provenance of wild caught prawn fisheries and their values to the community

The wild prawn industry, as a key influencer of the community's (sustainability) perception of the Australian seafood industry, has addressed identified risks to social license so that it can protect its legal license to operate in public waters. This report provides the results and conclusions on...
ORGANISATION:
Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF)
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-065
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Disseminating existing bycatch reduction and fuel efficiency technologies throughout Australia's prawn fisheries

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods, the unintended consequence being large quantities of bycatch. It is also a method that can disturb benthic habitats and use large quantities of fuel—a significant running cost for many fisheries. Issues of bycatch and fuel...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-099
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Research to provide data to support application for a minor use permits for chemicals including trichlorfon, chlorine, copper sulfate, hydrogen peroxide, benzylkonium chloride for control of disease including White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) in Australian prawn farms.

The project involved generation of chemical data packages through review and aggregation of public domain documents for each chemical (trichlorfon, hydrogen peroxide, sodium and calcium hypochlorite, copper sulphate and benzalkonium chloride). This facilitated identification of data gaps requiring...
ORGANISATION:
Future Fisheries Veterinary Service Pty Ltd (FFVS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-261
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Investigating the use of trace element profiles to substantiate provenance for the Australian prawn industry

In 2015 industry stakeholders from the Australian Council of Prawn Fishers (ACPF) and the Australian Prawn Farmers Association (APFA) identified the potential for the "Love Australian Prawns" (LAP) campaign to be undermined by the practice of unscrupulous operators substituting Australian prawns...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-107
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Attendance at the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, Tenure and User Rights Conference in Yeosu, Korea 10 to 14 September 2018

The present project, which was undertaken by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, was developed to provide the opportunity to showcase the management arrangements in the Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery (SGPF) and expand the knowledge base in relation to contemporary management arrangements in...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-079
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Knowledge for Productivity: Phase I - Lake Wooloweyah

This project focused on restoring tidal connectivity to a portion of the Clarence River estuary (Lake Wooloweyah) to enhance fisheries productivity. The work provides a case study for similar initiatives in other estuaries.
ORGANISATION:
University of Newcastle
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