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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-094
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: Review of Carp control via commercial exploitation

The present study, undertaken by Charles Sturt University, was developed to investigate the potential for commercial, or subsidised, fishery exploitation to effectively control carp populations in Australia. Using published literature examples of fish (and other) vertebrate pest-removal...
ORGANISATION:
La Trobe University Mildura Campus
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-163
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: Fishing Australia National Carp Control Program Episodes

The present communications activity, undertaken by The Fishing Guy (Rob Paxevanos), was developed to ensure the NCCP’s story is presented with integrity and is illuminated in the TV broadcast and multi media arena via the commissioning of the production detailed in this...
ORGANISATION:
The Fishing Guy
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-158
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: Development of strategies to optimise release and clean up strategies underpinning possible use of herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) for carp biocontrol in Australia

This study was undertaken by Charles Sturt University. Although there is a considerable knowledge gap in understanding the social-economic and environmental impacts of a fish kill, it is essential to recognise the risks associated with these events – especially water quality. In order to...
ORGANISATION:
Charles Sturt University (CSU) Bathurst
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-148
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: identifying synergistic genetic bio control options for Cyprinus carpio in Australia

This study was undertaken by Wedekind Gutachten, Switzerland. Potentially synergistic genetic biocontrol technologies can be grouped into those that do not involve engineered DNA sequences and those that do. The former include the “sterile male” and the “Trojan Y...
ORGANISATION:
Wedekind Gutachten
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-056
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: Investigation of nutrient interception pathways to enable circumvention of cyanobacterial blooms following carp mortality events

This investigation was undertaken by the University of Adelaide and the University of Western Australia as a part of the research priorities for the National Carp Control Plan. While proposed biological control agents to reduce carp numbers may have positive impacts to aquatic ecosystems, it is...
ORGANISATION:
University of Adelaide
Blank
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-164
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP : 2018 Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Program

The present study, undertaken by Sefton Associates Pty. Ltd., was developed to investigate communication and stakeholder engagement in a manner that is professional, effective, respectful, accessible and transparent. The NCCP impacts a significant number of stakeholders, each with their...
ORGANISATION:
Sefton and Associates Pty Ltd
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-180
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: assessment of options for utilisation of virus infected carp

This study was undertaken by Curtin University. Wild carp (Cyprinus carpio) are an invasive species found throughout Australian freshwater systems. The species is well established throughout the Murray-Darling basin (MDB) and makes up to 90% of the fish biomass in some areas. There are concerns that...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-135
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: essential studies on cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) prior to release of the virus in Australian waters

This project, undertaken by CSIRO, aimed to determine the most important form of transmission of CyHV-3 to Cyprinus carpio (common carp). This was addressed through experiments to determine: (1) The relative amounts of virus in the skin and mucus of infected fish vs shed...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory
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