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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-009
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic Animal Health and Biosecurity Subprogram: Perkinsus olseni in abalone - development of fit-for-purpose tools to support its management

The project was able to successfully propagate a new P. olseni isolate from Queensland and successfully cultured the isolates from Spain, Japan, New Zealand, and South Australia as well as P. chesapeaki, which was used as a negative control. We were unable to culture the Western Australian (WA)...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-026
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Understanding recruitment variation (including the collapse) of Saucer Scallop stocks in Western Australia and assessing the feasibility of assisted recovery measures for improved management in a changing environment

This study examined possible contributing environmental factors to the recruitment variability of the Ballot’s saucer scallop Ylistrum balloti across the main stocks in Western Australia. The project was undertaken to explain the variation observed between years and between regions as well...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Industry
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2014-029
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Establishing baselines and assessing vulnerability of commercially harvested corals across northern Australia

The objectives and outcomes of this project were three-fold. Firstly, we established the abundance and turnover of select, commercially important coral species in areas of concentrated fishing across northern Australia. Improved understanding of the biology and ecology of harvested corals is...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2014-004
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Mitigation measures to reduce entanglements of migrating whales with commercial fishing gear

This project provided a robust assessment that gear modifications introduced into the WCRLMF and octopus fisheries have reduced the number of reported entanglements. The management arrangements around the implementation of these modifications are appropriate in light on the new spatial and temporal...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-235
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Fisheries Managers' Workshop

A national fisheries management workshop was held at the South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre in Adelaide on 26/27 March 2014, which brought together fisheries managers from all Australian jurisdictions. The idea of holding a workshop was promoted by the Australian Fisheries Management...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-237
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tactical Research Fund: Decision tree and rapid assessment methodology for new fisheries

The objective of this report is to provide a Rapid Appraisal Methodology process for assessing proposals for new fisheries. If adopted, the methodology could extend to the receipt and assessment of new fishery proposals which may potentially encompass aquaculture, in line with...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
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