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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-180
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Restocking of the Blackwood River Estuary with black bream (Acanthopagrus butcheri)

The results of this study show that hatchery-reared Black Bream can be used to enhance the stock of the population of this commercially and recreationally important species in the Blackwood River Estuary in which it has become depleted. An initial trial of different stains demonstrated that alizarin...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD)
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-342
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquaculture genetics workshop

Aquaculture in Australia is a rapidly growing industry.  More than 60 aquatic species including crustaceans, molluscs, finfish, crocodiles and microalgae are presently cultured in Australia, although less than ten species support around 80% of the total value of the industry.  In 1995, a...
ORGANISATION:
Aquaculture Council Of Western Australia Inc
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1981-065
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

A report on the crab farming industries of Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines

For centuries, Portunid (swimming) crabs have constituted an important secondary crop in the traditional intertidal fishponds of Asia. The most commonly cultivated crab is Scylla serrata, which is distributed throughout the Indo-West Pacific from eastern South Africa to Hawaii and from northern...
ORGANISATION:
Linda E Cohen
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-033
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Enhancement of saucer scallops (Amusium balloti) in Queensland and Western Australia - genetic considerations

The saucer scallop, Amusium balloti, is distributed along the Western and Eastern coast of Australia and supports a fishery in both Queensland and Western Australia. Two commercial companies are investing in sea-ranching operations in an attempt to stabilise and increase annual catches. These...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1987-009
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Diseases of abalone

In 1985 and 1986 many greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata near Edithburg in the St Vincent Gulf died. The protozoan parasite, Perkinsus olseni, was suspected to be the cause. We showed that Perkinsus olseni was seasonally abundant in greenlip from the edge of the die-back area. It was also common in...
ORGANISATION:
University of Queensland (UQ)
People
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-221
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Stock enhancement of the Western School Prawn (Metapenaeus dalli) in the Swan-Canning Estuary; evaluating recruitment limitation, environment and release strategies

Keywords: Aquaculture-based enhancement, recreational fishing, restocking, post-release survival, larval ecology, larval taxonomy, fish predation   Executive Summary: This report provides the first comprehensive investigation into the biology and ecology of the Western School Prawn...
ORGANISATION:
Murdoch University
People
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-051
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Management and monitoring of fish spawning aggregations within the West Coast Bio-region of Western Australia

Many strategies have evolved among fishes to maximise spawning success. One of the most striking of these is aggregation spawning, in which individuals group together, often at predictable times and locations in order to reproduce (cf. a school, which refers to a group of non-spawning fish)....
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA