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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-003
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Spawning and reproductive characteristics of Bight redfish and deepwater flathead in the Great Australian Bight trawl fishery

This project addressed some of the important information gaps identified during assessment workshops for Bight redfish and deepwater flathead. Improved stock assessments, which incorporate the latest biological parameters (size-at-maturity, fecundity and sex ratio), has lead to the setting of...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1986-038
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Scallop Recruitment Studies at Lakes Entrance

The aims of the Lakes Entrance scallop work were threefold: to monitor the period and abundance of spat settlement at sites east and west of Lakes Entrance; to survey scallop grounds for the distribution and abundance of juvenile and commercial sized scallops; and to determine the growth rate of...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-165
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Movement and re-aggregation of blacklip abalone in response to intensive fishing

Typically abalone are found clustered into aggregations of many individuals along gutters and ledges that dissect the surfaces of the reefs they inhabit. Commercial abalone divers take advantage of this clustering behaviour and specifically target aggregations to minimise the time spent searching...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1983-032
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait scallop research

During the 3 years of the study, scallop spatfall was observed to occur over a short period (October-December) after the scallops had spawned in spring. Growth was rapid and scallops reached an acceptable harvestable size of 70mm within 16 months. Spatfall one year can therefore be related to...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1986-039
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Western bass strait trawl fishery assessment

The Western Bass Strait Trawl Fishery Assessment Program was the first extensive study of the demersal trawl fishery in western Bass Strait. The study provided biological and fishery information on 11 commercially important species. All data presented here have been used extensively in the...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
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