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PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-208
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

2020-2025 Strategic Plan for the Australian Oyster Industry

The primary purpose of this plan is to coordinate oyster industry research, development, and extension (RD&E) across Australia to ensure that usable outputs are provided to oyster businesses. The plan outlines a set of RD&E programs and a list of priority projects for which research...
ORGANISATION:
Oysters Australia Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-238
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Rural R and D for Profit: Easy-Open Oyster automation

This project attempted to overcome the consumer barrier to oyster shucking by developing the idea of an Easy Open oyster suggested by Mr Robert Simmonds, owner of Oyster Bob Pty Ltd. This entailed making a slit in the edge of the oyster shell and resealing it with wax so that the oyster remained...
ORGANISATION:
Dr Len Stephens
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-210
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Oyster Industry Response to the COVID19 Crisis

This project was conducted by Oysters Australia (OA) to identify ways of supporting the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research was initiated in April 2020 at a time when oyster sales across the nation had dropped 95%. Oysters Australia staff and subcontractors conducted the...
ORGANISATION:
Oysters Australia Ltd
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-023
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Sentinel sensors: revolutionising our understanding and management of the estuarine environment

This study, undertaken by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, examines the usefulness of mussels as sentinels for environmental change using a novel biosensor. This project measured the vital signs of heart rate and behaviour in sentinel animals, as they respond to multiple and interacting changes in the...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-051
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: Extending biotoxin capability and research in Australia through development of an experimental biotoxin contamination facility to target industry relevant issues

A short-term experimental biotoxin contamination facility was set up at Roseworthy, South Australia, to examine the uptake and depuration of marine biotoxins from one of the most toxic dinoflagellates known, Alexandrium catenella. Over the period of one year, SARDI’s Seafood Food Safety group...
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-005
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Risk analysis to identify and minimise biosecurity risks arising from recycling bivalve mollusc shell waste during shellfish reef restoration projects in Australia

The assessment indicated that heating recycled mollusc shells in water to 80°C for at least 5 minutes would meet the ALOP for all diseases (despite uncertainly for some disease agents due to lack of information, as indicated by ?), and was within the ALOP for all pests of concern. This method...
ORGANISATION:
DigsFish Services Pty Ltd
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