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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-062
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Knowledge to improve the assessment and management of Giant Mud Crabs (Scylla serrata) in Queensland

Researchers from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Queensland, CQUniversity (CQU) and the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) NSW Fisheries are collaborating on a Fisheries Research and Development (FRDC) co-funded research project on mud crab populations in Queensland. The...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
SPECIES
Environment
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-168
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Custom training and technical support for the fishery stock assessment software ‘stock synthesis’

This is a report on ‘stock synthesis’ software training by CSIRO. Noted are training outputs and learnings, together with an assessment of what role stock synthesis (SS) may play in Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) fish stock assessments. Findings suggest SS could...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-047
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Barramundi origins: determining the contribution of stocking to the Barramundi catch on Queensland's east coast

Researchers from Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, James Cook University, and the University of Western Australia tested a range of otolith-based and genetic methods to identify hatchery-born from wild-born Barramundi. The project took place in the Dry Tropics region, where...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
SPECIES
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-179
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Sensory testing of seafood - fresh versus frozen - and development of frozen seafood recipes

There is a strong negative perception of frozen fish amongst consumers, with many considering that frozen product is of inferior quality compared to ‘fresh’ (chilled) fish. The resistance to purchase frozen fish continues, despite modern freezing technology and practices resulting in...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-047
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Understanding environmental and fisheries factors causing fluctuations in mud crab and blue swimmer crab fisheries in northern Australia to inform harvest strategies

This project investigated relationships between environmental factors and harvests of crabs in the Gulf of Carpentaria (GoC), northern Australia. Desktop correlative analyses clearly indicated that recent fluctuations in the catches of Giant Mud Crabs in the GoC are most likely driven by...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-020
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identification of muscle parasite in Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) and Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus), and determination as to the efficacy of non-invasive screening technology for the purpose of identifying infected fish in a commercial fish processing environment

Yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) and Mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are actively targeted by fishers in the warmer waters of northern NSW. Both species are becoming increasingly important to local fishers with escalating demand due to increased consumer awareness of the premium eating quality...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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