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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-068
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Vulnerability of the endangered Maugean Skate population to degraded environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour

Maugean Skate (Zearaja maugeana) are only known from two isolated estuarine systems located on the west coast of Tasmania, representing one of most restricted distributions of any elasmobranch. There is, however, uncertainty about the continued persistence of the species in one of these estuaries...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
SPECIES
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-050
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Linking habitat mapping with fisheries assessment in key commercial fishing grounds

The Tasmanian commercial fishery for blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip abalone (H. laevigata) contributes a significant component of the total Australian abalone catch, with annual landings of around 2590 tonnes in 2003. The catch consists primarily of blacklip abalone (around...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Blank
PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-790
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

SCRC: CoolFish - Traceability and product sensor technologies to manage seafood cool chains APPROVAL FOR PHASE 1 ONLY FOR $14,600

This report constitutes the completion of Phase 1 of the CoolFish Project. The overall objective of the CoolFish project is to utilise commercial traceability and product sensor technologies to address current business impediments and business opportunities in cool chains to support increased...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-085
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Development of an algal bloom monitoring buoy for the Australian aquaculture industry: proof of concept

A prototype of an automatic algal monitoring buoy was developed for unattended operation in shellfish and finfish farm waters. The instrument employs novel antifouling and self-calibration strategies (subject to a provisional patent ) based on a battery-powered actuator extending into the seawater...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-708
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: quantifying physiological and behavioural responses of cultured abalone to stress events

It is desirable for any primary producer to understand the health and welfare of their stock. This will ultimately enable optimal production and return on investment. The challenge in any aquaculture system is ‘observing’ the physiological and behavioural responses associated with environment,...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)