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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 • 2018-131
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Storm Bay Observing System: Assessing the Performance of Aquaculture Development

In Tasmania, farming of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) has developed rapidly since the first trials in 1985 and has grown progressively to the current 60,000 tonnes produced in 2020.. Salmon farming in open sea cages produces organic and inorganic wastes which have the potential to impact the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)