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PROJECT NUMBER • 1985-058
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Enhancing the availability of pearl oysters for pearl cultivation in WA

The Western Australian Research Laboratories began investigating the feasibility of artificially propagating the silverlip or goldlip pearl oyster, Pinctada maxima, in 1982 and culminated its study by operating a pilot-scale, seasonal hatchery at the Broome Jetty, Broome, Western Australia from 1986...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1982-025
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Feasibility studies on the artificial propagation of pearl oyster seed

The Western Australian Research Laboratories began investigating the feasibility of artificially propagating the silverlip or goldlip pearl oyster, Pinctada maxima, (Jameson) in 1982 and culminated its study by operating a pilot ­scale, seasonal hatchery at the Broome Jetty, Broome, Western...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-095
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of culture techniques for spawning and larval rearing of WA dhufish (Glaucosoma hebraicum).

By world standards Australia has not developed a significant marine finfish fanning industry. One of the principal constraints has been the absence of suitable technology for Australian species. This technology is currently being developed in a number of research facilities in temperate regions of...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-153
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Mother-of-pearl (Pinctada maxima) shell: stock evaluation for management and future harvesting in Western Australia

The West Australian Pearling industry is one of Australia’s most valuable aquaculture industries, currently generating around $120 - $160 million annually. The majority of pearl shell used to culture pearls come from the pearling beds in the inshore waters near Broome. The fishery for...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
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