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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-753
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: improving hatchery production of Yellowtail Kingfish larvae and fingerlings

Clean Seas Tuna is the largest commercial hatchery producer of Yellowtail Kingfish fingerlings in Australia. Following three years of research (2007-2010) into larval rearing issues, the company still experienced variability in results between the two hatcheries, Port Augusta and Arno Bay, between...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-252
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes

Rock lobsters can be exposed to poor water quality during all stages of handling and holding prior to going to market. Poor water quality reduces the time a lobster can be held alive and how many animals can be held in a system and thus may reduce profit. The quality of water can be assessed using...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2007-045
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: assessment of management options to minimise formation of ‘barrens’ habitat by the long-spined sea urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania

By overgrazing seaweeds and sessile invertebrates, essentially back to bare rock, the advent of the long‐spined sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii in eastern Tasmanian waters poses a significant threat to the integrity, productivity and biodiversity of shallow (<40 m) rocky reef systems and the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2011-087
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tactical Research Fund: trial of an industry implemented, spatially discrete eradication/control program for Centrostephanus rodgersii in Tasmania

The long-spined sea urchin, Centrostephanus rodgersii has expanded its distribution southwards from southern New South Wales, through Eastern Victoria, the Bass Strait Islands and down the east coast of Tasmania. In some areas of Tasmania abundance of C. rodgersii has increased substantially, even...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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