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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-091
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram: further research and laboratory trials for diagnostic tests for the detection of A invadans (EUS) and A astaci (Crayfish Plague)

Crayfish plague and epizootic ulcerative syndrome are two fungal diseases that affect freshwater crayfish and freshwater finfish, respectively. Crayfish plague, which is caused by Aphanomyces astaci, is exotic to Australia, but is capable of causing massive stock losses of up to 100% which would be...
ORGANISATION:
Murdoch University
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-027
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Evaluating the recreational marron fishery against environmental change and human interactions

The distribution of marron in the southwest of Australia has seen many changes since European settlement. Reconstructions of their range from historical records suggested that marron inhabited the waters between the Harvey River and Denmark River. Due to translocation, their range has expanded as...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
SPECIES
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-215
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Improved performance of marron using genetic and pond management strategies

Marron (Cherax tenuimanus) are the highest valued freshwater crayfish farmed in Australia. This project addressed the need to increase the profitability of commercial marron farms by improving growth rates and pond management strategies. The project evaluated progeny produced from wild populations...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
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