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PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-190
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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
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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2011-734
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: controlling biofouling of pond aerators on marine prawn farms

Biofouling of aeration equipment is a significant farm management issue and production cost for Australian marine prawn farms. Defouling aeration equipment has a high labour demand and once fouled, the energy efficiency of paddle-wheels and other aerating equipment can be markedly reduced, leading...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-793
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: prawn Industry black spot management: problem size and appropriate research

Summary: The wild prawn capture industry is under increasing competition from imported and domestic aquaculture product. One problem facing the industry is the frequent occurrence of black pigment on the head and tail surfaces. This condition is known as black spot and can be prevented by treating...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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