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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-208
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Habitat modification and its influence on prawn and crab fisheries

Experimental trawling in Gulf St Vincent indicated that epifaunal assemblages experienced substantial trawling mortality, which varied depending on sediment characteristics.  Locations with strong currents and coarse sediments experienced minimal effects, whereas those with weak currents and...
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-047
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Understanding environmental and fisheries factors causing fluctuations in mud crab and blue swimmer crab fisheries in northern Australia to inform harvest strategies

This project investigated relationships between environmental factors and harvests of crabs in the Gulf of Carpentaria (GoC), northern Australia. Desktop correlative analyses clearly indicated that recent fluctuations in the catches of Giant Mud Crabs in the GoC are most likely driven by...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
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