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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-091
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Assessment of national-scale tracking of commercially important fish species

In this FRDC project, a team from Integrated Marine Observing System Animal Tracking Facility (IMOS ATF), in coordination with state and federal agencies and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Providers Network (RPN) met. They systematically reconfigured the IMOS ATF national network to...
ORGANISATION:
Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-025
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessing post-release survival of Southern Bluefin Tuna from recreational fishing

Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) are an important component of the recreational game fishery in Australia. Recreational fishers in waters around South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales catch this species seasonally. Each state respectively is responsible for the management of this...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-098
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Southern Bluefin Tuna: Changing The Trajectory

Life on the Line is the true story of the Southern Bluefin Tuna, its biological traits and its history of exploitation and most recently its recovery. This documentary covers how research, managers and the fishing industry - commercial and recreational have contributed to the recovering status of...
ORGANISATION:
Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1999-361
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of a stock protection system for flexible oceanic pens containing finfish

This Project was funded by the Fisheries Research & Development Corporation(FRDC) for the “Development of a Stock Protection System for Flexible Oceanic Pens Containing Finfish“. The Project has been developed in conjunction with the Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association(TSGA) &...
ORGANISATION:
Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association Ltd (TSGA)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-205
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Construction and evaluation of an underwater setting device to prevent accidental capture of seabirds on tuna longliners

Longline fishing is one of the world's major methods of catching fish (Lokkeborg 1999). Some seabirds, particularly albatrosses and petrels have learnt to take bait from longlines while the lines are being set and when doing so put themselves at risk. If they either swallow the hook or become...
ORGANISATION:
Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania
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