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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-079
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Knowledge for Productivity: Phase I - Lake Wooloweyah

This project focused on restoring tidal connectivity to a portion of the Clarence River estuary (Lake Wooloweyah) to enhance fisheries productivity. The work provides a case study for similar initiatives in other estuaries.
ORGANISATION:
University of Newcastle
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-020
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Spatial management within the NSW Ocean Trawl Fishery

The NSW Department of Primary Industries-Fisheries has outlined the results of a four-year trawl survey (2017-2020) aimed at evaluating spatial management provisions within the NSW Ocean Trawl Fishery (OTF) and the potential for these to be adapted to deal with tactical challenges associated with...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department Of Primary Industries
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-097
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Reducing bycatch using modifications to sweeps and lines anterior to the trawl mouth - collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods and there has been a great deal of work done over the past few decades to develop modifications that reduce unwanted bycatches. Much of this work has focussed on modifications at, or near, the codend (at the aft section) of trawls,...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-793.10
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: optimising quality and value in domestic prawn value chains

The aim of this project was to undertake a value chain analysis (VCA) on four Australian prawn fisheries: SGWCPFA, SBPTOA, CRFC, and MBSIA. Following the VCA to define some improvement strategies/projects, work would then be carried out with the individual fisheries to select, implement and evaluate...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-011
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Understanding the factors contributing to decreased school prawn productivity in Camden Haven Estuary and associated lakes, to target ameliorative actions

New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) presents new information exploring the effect of catchment-derived stressors on Eastern School Prawn. Declines in School Prawn productivity over decadal time scales have been reported anecdotally across many estuaries in New South Wales, and...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department Of Primary Industries
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-221
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Stock enhancement of the Western School Prawn (Metapenaeus dalli) in the Swan-Canning Estuary; evaluating recruitment limitation, environment and release strategies

Keywords: Aquaculture-based enhancement, recreational fishing, restocking, post-release survival, larval ecology, larval taxonomy, fish predation Executive Summary: This report provides the first comprehensive investigation into the biology and ecology of the Western School Prawn...
ORGANISATION:
Murdoch University
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