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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-217
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of management recommendations to assist in advisories around seafood safety during toxic bloom events in Gippsland Lakes

Over the last 4 years, scientists from the Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management (CAPIM) have been leading a research program to better understand the risks to seafood safety during toxic cyanobacterial blooms in the Gippsland Lakes and best practices for monitoring...
ORGANISATION:
University of Melbourne
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-202
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tackling a critical industry bottleneck: developing methods to avoid, prevent and treat biofouling on mussel farms

Biofouling negatively affects shellfish production through several pathways, including: 1) reducing natural mussel spat settlement rates; 2) preying upon mussel spat and juveniles; 3) competing for food with mussels; and 4) smothering established mussels. These problems are well documented in the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Melbourne
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1999-215
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Links between seagrass habitats, piscivorous fishes and their fish prey

This project has increased our understanding of the importance of seagrass habitats to larger, commercially valuable, species of fish by combining experimental and correlative scientific principles. We found that many small fish use seagrass habitats for nutrition and to avoid predation by large...
ORGANISATION:
University of Melbourne
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