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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-034
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Age and growth of jack mackerel, and the age structure of the jack mackerel purse seine catch

Jack mackerel (Trachurus declivis) is a pelagic species that is found in waters off southern Australia and New Zealand. It is the subject of a major fishery, predominantly off Tasmania, with annual landings in the range of 9,000 - 42,000 tonnes. The fishery commenced in the mid 1980s and uses purse...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1996-154
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Transfer of lipofuscin technology to the Central Ageing Facility

Lipofuscin is a metabolic by-product that accumulates in tissue of the nervous system, particularly the brain, and its occurrence has been shown to be widespread in crustaceans.  Because it accumulates in the nervous tissue over time, the concentration of lipofuscin can be related to...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1992-042
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

The direct estimation of age and growth of SBT

This project was developed in response to calls from the SBT Trilateral (now the CCSBT)  Scientific Committee for the development and validation of techniques for the direct estimation of age and growth in the species. Since the early 1980’s, the stock assessment methods used by...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1991-036
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of methods to age commercially important dories and oreos

Four species of dories (Family: Zeidae) and five species of oreos (Family: Oreosomatidae) are caught in the South East Fishery (SEF). John dory and mirror dory are included in the SEF quota sytem with Total Allowable Catches (TACs), in 1993, of 240 t and 800 t, respectively. Oreos, originally a...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
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