this course directly links to providing sustainable development, utilisation and management of aquatic resources by meeting the current needs of the finfish aquaculture industry for training in the identification and emergency response of harmful algal blooms. It also embraces Aquaplan's mission to coordinate and respond to emergency aquatic animal disease outbreaks through reduction of potential mass mortality events form algal toxicosis.
Project number: 2003-670
Budget expenditure: $9,000.00
Principal Investigator: Judi A. Marshall
Organisation: University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Project start/end date: 30 Aug 2003 - 30 Jun 2004
1. Instruct finfish aquaculture personnel in the identification of microalgae which are potentially detrimental to the industry.
2. Explore microalgal mitigation strategies with the finfish industry and conduct a workshop on viable industry solutions for microalgal blooms.
Author: Judith-Anne Marshall