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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-202
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tackling a critical industry bottleneck: developing methods to avoid, prevent and treat biofouling on mussel farms

Biofouling negatively affects shellfish production through several pathways, including: 1) reducing natural mussel spat settlement rates; 2) preying upon mussel spat and juveniles; 3) competing for food with mussels; and 4) smothering established mussels. These problems are well documented in the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Melbourne
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)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-711.40
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: new opportunities for seafood processing waste

This report summarises the research undertaken under FRDC 2013/711.40: New Opportunities for Seafood Processing Waste Industry consultation and the development of a modified value chain analysis framework for new products from processing waste resulted in eleven industry case studies being...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2009-752
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: overseas market access for shellfish

The oyster, scallop and mussel industries currently export product to the EU. Due to the periodic occurrence of Okadaic Acid (OA) and Saxitoxin (STX) group toxins in Australian shellfish the implementation of reduced regulatory levels would reduce the amount of product eligible for EU export....
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
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