Project number: 2020-125
Project Status:
Current
Budget expenditure: $160,000.00
Principal Investigator: Harry Peeters
Organisation: Western Abalone Divers Association (WADA)
Project start/end date: 3 Jun 2021 - 21 Feb 2022
Contact:
FRDC

Need

Provide a tactical and strategic response to the recent outbreak. Develop a cost effective assessment tool to validate the spread of the virus and build a long term mechanism to undertake fisheries independent surveys.

Objectives

1. To validate a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROUV) survey tool
2. Assess options to integrate video from ROUV technology and other sources with existing diver data to develop fisheries independent surveys
3. To validate non surveyed abalone populations

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PROJECT NUMBER • 2021-076
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG) R&D Needs Workshop

1. Conduct an analysis of past research on AVG, create a plain English summary and identify knowledge and research gaps that can be evaluated nationally by key stakeholders
ORGANISATION:
Abalone Council Victoria Inc (ACVI)
Industry
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