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PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-097
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Reducing bycatch using modifications to sweeps and lines anterior to the trawl mouth - collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods and there has been a great deal of work done over the past few decades to develop modifications that reduce unwanted bycatches. Much of this work has focussed on modifications at, or near, the codend (at the aft section) of trawls,...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-065
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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
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-106
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identifying electronic platforms to increase safety at sea in the Australian commercial fishing fleet

Maintaining safety at sea requires a multi-faceted and complex system including coordinating vessel integrity and the carriage of the correct equipment, the provision of accurate information on weather and sea conditions, the training of the crew and managing their actions at sea. ...
ORGANISATION:
Diversity Sustainable Development Consultants Pty Ltd
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Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-272
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Love Australian Prawns evaluation using consumer research, sales data and market insights

Having commissioned Brand Council to review Love Australian Prawns (LAP) strategy and outputs and the University of Sunshine Coast to compare LAP consumer perception and awareness to previous years, the Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF) and the Australian Prawn Farmers’...
ORGANISATION:
Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF)
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PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-412
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

ACPF IPA: Australian wild caught prawn sector RD&E management and communication

This project enabled the Australian Council of Prawn Fishers to coordinate, commission and extend its RD&E investments under the 2016 2020 Industry Partnership Agreement with FRDC. The report documents the process and plans behind each of the IPA’s programs: Community...
ORGANISATION:
Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF)
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