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PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-742
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SCRC: PhD: Processing of Sea cucumber viscera for bioactive compounds

Sea cucumbers are prolific producers of a wide range of bioactive compounds, which are potential sources of agrichemical, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical products. Sea cucumbers expel their internal organs as a defence mechanism called evisceration. We hypothesize that the reason for...
ORGANISATION:
Flinders University
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PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-733
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SCRC: Population genetic structure of Sea Cucumbers (bêche-de-mer) in Northern Australia

Sandfish (Holothuria scabra), a commercially important species of Sea Cucumber, are fished off the northern Australian coast. Elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region, where they are commonly fished, they have been found to be particularly vulnerable to over-exploitation. Currently, as little is known...
ORGANISATION:
Flinders University
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PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-714
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SCRC: PDRS: Use of next generation DNA technologies for revealing the genetic impact of fisheries restocking and ranching

Several initiatives by the Australian Seafood CRC’s Future Harvest theme involve some form of stocking or enhancement of fisheries. In Western Australia, populations of Roe’s Abalone (Haliotis roei) are currently being restocked after the occurrence of a catastrophic mortality event,...
ORGANISATION:
Flinders University