The FRDC Seagrass Review follows the Corporation's Fisheries Habitat Review
Budget expenditure: $178,918.00
Project Status:
Completed
Principal Investigator: Alan Butler
Organisation: CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Project start/end date: 28 Jun 1998 - 13 Nov 2000
Contact:
FRDC
TAGS
Habitat
Ecosystem

Need

FRDC has identified a critical need to obtain a stategic review of seagrasses and to develop an R&D plan to address seagrass-fisheries related issues. It has requested that CSIRO develop a proposal to address its needs. These include the need to:
· determine the status of Australian seagrass research and knowledge
· review of seagrass monitoring and assessment
· review of knowledge of links between seagrass and fisheries sustainability
· review knowledge on seagrass and fisheries management
· review information on seagrass remediation and restoration projects
. develop and R&D plan that includes key strategic areas, goals, priority research, a framework of how
agencies will link and to define the various leadership roles.

Objectives

1. To review the status of Australian seagrasses with respect to the status of Australian seagrass research and knowledge.
2. To review the status of Australian seagrasses with respect to the status of seagrass monitoring and assessment.
3. To review the status of Australian seagrasses with respect to the status of knowledge of links between seagrass and fisheries sustainability.
4. To review the status of Australian seagrasses with respect to the status of knowledge of seagrass and fisheries management.
5. To review the status of Australian seagrasses with respect to the status of knowledge of remediation and restoration projects.
6. To develop an R&amp
D plan that includes:. key strategic areas. goals . priority research. framework, how agencies will link e.g. EA, FRDC, State, etc. definition of leadership roles

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PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-213
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Tackle Box - Fishing at home during Covid 19

1. To further develop the Tackle box project/application (funded by Parks Australia) to connect recreational fishers during the COVID-19 situation
ORGANISATION:
Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF)