In July 1993, a program was initiated by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and the South Australian Rock Lobster Research Association (SARLRA) to study the population dynamics of the Southern Rock Lobster
Budget expenditure: $140,590.00
Principal Investigator: Richard Musgrove
Organisation: SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
Project start/end date: 28 Jun 1996 - 30 Sep 1998
1. A. Development of a condition index or indices .To determine the correlation between selected biochemical components, growth and temperature in the laboratory.
2. Moult Staging Techniques. To determine the correlation between moult stage, shell rigidity and pleopod epidermal and setal development for this species. To determine the length of individual moult stages