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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-252
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes

Rock lobsters can be exposed to poor water quality during all stages of handling and holding prior to going to market. Poor water quality reduces the time a lobster can be held alive and how many animals can be held in a system and thus may reduce profit. The quality of water can be assessed using...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-251
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: development of a method for alleviating leg loss during post-harvest handling of rock lobsters

A novel brief application of cold-stunning was identified as a practical method for preventing post-harvest leg loss at several points in the post-harvest handling chain. Using this method, there is potential for the western rock lobster industry to save in excess of $2 million per season in lost...
ORGANISATION:
University of Western Australia (UWA)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-255
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: quantifying and controlling hyper- and hyposaline-induced post-harvest leg autotomy in the western rock lobster

The previously undescribed phenomenon of hypersaline-induced autotomy in western rock lobsters has been fully characterised. The extent of occurrence of hypersaline films throughout the post-harvest chain has been examined and found to be significant. Environmental factors contributing to the...
ORGANISATION:
Geraldton Fishermen's Co-operative Ltd
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-241
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: strategic planning, project management and adoption

An independent Subprogram Leader, and a highly responsive Steering Committee, that is composed of industry experts from across Australia have provided an effective and efficient system for directing relevant research activities to ensure continued and increased profitability for the Australian rock...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
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