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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-099
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Research to provide data to support application for a minor use permits for chemicals including trichlorfon, chlorine, copper sulfate, hydrogen peroxide, benzylkonium chloride for control of disease including White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) in Australian prawn farms.

The project involved generation of chemical data packages through review and aggregation of public domain documents for each chemical (trichlorfon, hydrogen peroxide, sodium and calcium hypochlorite, copper sulphate and benzalkonium chloride). This facilitated identification of data gaps requiring...
ORGANISATION:
Future Fisheries Veterinary Service Pty Ltd (FFVS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-261
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Investigating the use of trace element profiles to substantiate provenance for the Australian prawn industry

In 2015 industry stakeholders from the Australian Council of Prawn Fishers (ACPF) and the Australian Prawn Farmers Association (APFA) identified the potential for the "Love Australian Prawns" (LAP) campaign to be undermined by the practice of unscrupulous operators substituting Australian prawns...
ORGANISATION:
Curtin University
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-065
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Disseminating existing bycatch reduction and fuel efficiency technologies throughout Australia's prawn fisheries

Prawn trawling is among the world's least selective fishing methods, the unintended consequence being large quantities of bycatch. It is also a method that can disturb benthic habitats and use large quantities of fuel—a significant running cost for many fisheries. Issues of bycatch and fuel...
ORGANISATION:
IC Independent Consulting Pty Ltd
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-096
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Workshop - Aquaculture opportunities in northern Australia: Solutions and Strategies

This report provides a summary of the ‘Aquaculture opportunities in northern Australia: Solutions and Strategies Workshop’ held in Rockhampton, 5-6 February 2020. This FRDC project supported James Cook University, the Australian Barramundi Farmers Association, Australian Prawn Farmers...
ORGANISATION:
James Cook University (JCU)
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