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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
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 • 2018-097
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Survey of Enterprise-level Biosecurity across the Australian Aquaculture Industry

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the department) commissioned the independent research company Instinct and Reason to conduct a survey aimed at farm owners/managers in the Australian aquaculture industry. The survey aimed to investigate the level of...
ORGANISATION:
Instinct and Reason
Industry
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)
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-214
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Survey for WSSV vectors in the Moreton Bay White Spot Biosecurity Area

The objective of this project was to undertake opportunistic plankton sampling and collect small non-commercial species of decapod crustaceans in northern Moreton Bay and near the intakes of the three prawn farms which remained operating on the Logan River during April and May 2020, at a time when...
ORGANISATION:
DigsFish Services Pty Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-238
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Water treatment to control influent water biosecurity risk on Australian prawn farms. Effectiveness and impacts on production ponds.

This project assessed the performance of mechanical filtration as a means by which Australian prawn farmers could lower the risk of disease agent transfer into farms by selective removal of disease hosts and other vectors naturally present in farm source water. The project sought to provide...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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