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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)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2014-241
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Reassessment of intertidal macroalgal communities near to and distant from salmon farms and an evaluation of using drones to survey macroalgal distribution

The salmon farming industry has significantly expanded in South-eastern Tasmanian both in production and in number and location of farms. Along with this expansion has been an increasing concern from the general community about the effects of salmon farms on the environment. This includes a reported...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)