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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2005-072
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Water use across a catchment and effects on estuarine health and productivity

This research has shown that the profitability of both agriculture on land and aquaculture in the estuary is affected by changing freshwater flows. To assess the value of water to different users across a catchment we developed a generic water accounting framework and populated it with available...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-215
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Coastal floodplain management in eastern Australia: barriers to fish and invertebrate recruitment in acid sulphate soil catchments

Estuarine habitats, and in particular coastal floodplains and wetlands, provide essential nursery habitat for a large number of fish and prawn species, many of which are commercially and recreationally significant. Human activities on coastal land, such as those associated with grazing and...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department Of Primary Industries
Industry
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
SPECIES
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-190
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessment of gamma irradiation as a feasible method for treating prawns to inactivate White Spot Syndrome Virus

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) was detected in diseased farmed prawns by Biosecurity Queensland’s Biological Sciences Laboratory and confirmed by the CSIRO Australian Centre for Diagnostic Preparedness (ACDP) Fish...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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