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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-149
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Planning for a Blue Future Salmon - informing R&D, regulation and industry development

The Tasmanian salmon industry is seeking to grow production safely and sustainably in the next two decades, further increasing the tangible benefits to the Tasmanian community. Our aim, through the Tasmanian Global Salmon Symposium partnership, is to deliver this by being the most environmentally...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-131
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Storm Bay Observing System: Assessing the Performance of Aquaculture Development

In Tasmania, farming of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) has developed rapidly since the first trials in 1985 and has grown progressively to the current 60,000 tonnes produced in 2020.. Salmon farming in open sea cages produces organic and inorganic wastes which have the potential to impact the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Communities
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2005-201
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: environmental control of growth and early maturation in salmonids

At present the culture of Atlantic salmon within Australia produces approximately 26,000 t of fish per annum and is a direct employer of over 1100 workers with the majority of farmed fish sold nationally and only 12% exported. Environmental conditions, such as increased temperatures and high light...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)