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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
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
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-190
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessment of gamma irradiation as a feasible method for treating prawns to inactivate White Spot Syndrome Virus

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) was detected in diseased farmed prawns by Biosecurity Queensland’s Biological Sciences Laboratory and confirmed by the CSIRO Australian Centre for Diagnostic Preparedness (ACDP) Fish...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
SPECIES
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
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-145
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Pilot - Development of Seafood Nutritional Panels

Understanding the nutritional composition of seafood products is both a regulatory requirement and a consumer demand. Although a considerable body of data exists that covers key fish species, the majority of commercially important species within the wild catch sector still lack a basic...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Adoption
People
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-057
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Stock predictions and spatial population indicators for Australia's east coast saucer scallop fishery

This project undertook analyses to understand the role of overfishing and the environment on saucer scallops. The analyses indicated reduced numbers of spawning scallops. Historical levels of fishing and environmental influences such as from increased sea surface temperatures (SST) have amplified...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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