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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2009-067
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tactical Research Fund: Nutrient and phytoplankton data from Storm Bay to support sustainable resource planning

This project has provided preliminary data on environmental conditions in Storm Bay that is assisting managers and marine industries to better understand effects of climate change and climate variability on fisheries and aquaculture in the region, including changing currents and primary...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-042
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of the tools for long term management of the giant crab resource: data collection methodology, stock assessment and harvest strategy evaluation

The project has developed tools for low cost assessment of the giant crab resource across southern Australia.   Stock assessment and management response is now increasingly based on biomass estimates from this project.  Risk of poor management decisions is thus reduced, which...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
SPECIES
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-082
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Ensuring monitoring and management of bycatch in Southern Rock Lobster fisheries is best practice

Bycatch is an important issue in fisheries worldwide, with the impacts of fishing activities on non-targeted species and the wider marine environment receiving increasing public attention. Issues such as the potential wastage of resources through discarding of unwanted catch, ecological impacts on...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
People
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1979-005
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Dependence of commercially import fish on krill as a food source in south-east Tasmania

This final report on the project describes data on stomach contents of major fish predators of the euphausiid Nyctiphanes australis. The study has concluded that: size and stock of krill and its production can be calculated with some degree of confidence; major predators of adult krill can be...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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