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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
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)
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-097
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

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
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