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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1999-332
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of a national biotoxin strategy

In Australia aquaculture and wild harvest of shellfish is an economically important and growing industry. The safety of these products as a food source is of utmost importance from both public health and economic points of view. One of the potential problems faced by shellfish growers is...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2014-032
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Improved understanding of Tasmanian harmful algal blooms and biotoxin events to support seafood risk management

The 2012 Tasmanian biotoxin event represents a paradigm shift for seafood risk management in Tasmania and Australia as a whole. The causative dinoflagellates are extremely difficult to identify by routine plankton monitoring, and are toxic at very low cell concentrations (50-100 cells/L). Sampling...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-713
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: Understanding and reducing the risk of paralytic shellfish toxins in Southern Rock Lobster

This report details the results of a multifaceted a research program led by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI). The work was undertaken to assist the rock lobster industry to understand food safety risks from a toxin naturally accumulated in the lobster hepatopancreas....
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1996-355
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Review of shellfish purification technology research and development

Depuration in the context of this report can be defined as the process by which harvested shellfish are placed in land based plants containing clean estuarine water to permit the purging of their gastrointestinal contents under controlled conditions. Depuration does not include the practice of...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-086
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Improved risk management of paralytic shellfish toxins in Southern Rock Lobster

To examine toxicokinetics of PST in Southern Rock Lobster, an experimental study was undertaken in a biosecure aquaculture facility in South Australia. Adult male lobsters were fed highly toxic mussels (6 mg STX.2HCl equiv. kg−1) sourced from the Tasmanian east coast for 4...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania