Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-002
DATE START/END: 30 AUG 2004 - 30 AUG 2008

Spatial management of reef fisheries and ecosystems: understanding the importance of movement

Fisheries managers have used spatial management of fish stocks for many years (e.g. nursery areas, spawning area closure), however, with our expanding knowledge of the biology of certain target species there has been a rapid resurgence in interest in spatial management (Smith et al. 2003). Much of...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-304
DATE START/END: 30 MAY 2004 - 13 JAN 2006

Third National Prawn Fisheries Conference – Cairns 2004

Australia comprises over 7 different prawn fisheries operating in 5 states. The range of issues facing these industries continues to increase, particularly in relation to by-catch and impacts of trawling operations on the environment. To date there has been little communication between the various...
ORGANISATION:
Corvel Marketing and Management
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2005-002
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2005 - 30 AUG 2008

Adaptive frameworks for Australian fishery observer programs: effort allocation and tools for decision support

Application History This application came out of a proposal originally lodged with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority in September 2004 that was focused on analysing observer data for the eastern tuna and billfish fishery. A 16-17 November meeting of the Commonwealth Fisheries...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-303
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2004 - 30 MAR 2007

Contribution to the organisation and publication of ASFB2004 Workshop entitled the “National Symposium on Ecosystem Research and Management of Fisheries”

The Australian Society for Fish Biology (ASFB) is the professional scientific society for fish and fisheries research in Australia. Each year, ASFB hosts a workshop on a topical issue in Australian fisheries. The workshop for 2004 is entitled the ‘National Symposium on Ecosystem Research and...
ORGANISATION:
SARDI Food Safety and Innovation
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-311
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2003 - 15 FEB 2005

Development of the Strategic Research Plan for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Conservation in New South Wales, 2004-2009

In 1998, the NSW Advisory Council on Fisheries Research (ACFR - the former FRAB for NSW) published the 'Strategic Plan for Research on the Fisheries Resources of NSW, 1998-2002' which expired in 2002. In 2002, following a key meeting between the FRDC, NSWSIC and the NSWFRAB, NSW Fisheries undertook...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Environment
Environment
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2007-002
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2007 - 29 SEP 2010

Flow impacts on estuarine finfish fisheries of the Gulf of Carpentaria

This project has been developed in response to the growing community concern about the development of water resources in northern Australia especially in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Numerous river systems within the Gulf of Carpentaria have been touted as being possible sites of water infrastucture...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2008-002
DATE START/END: 31 JUL 2008 - 17 DEC 2010

Targetting and CPUE definition in the SESSF trawl fishery through auxiliary data

There is no agreed best way to define species-specific CPUE in the SESSF trawl fishery, and different definitions can lead to different assessment results and conflicting management implications. CPUE is key input to harvest strategies, either directly (e.g. Tier 4) or as a major input to the...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-002
DATE START/END: 14 AUG 2010 - 29 NOV 2010

The use of BRUVs as a tool for assessing marine fisheries and ecosystems: A review of the hurdles and potential

This application was developed following a special session on non extractive fish sampling at the Indo Pacific Fish Conference in Perth in June 2009. A consistent theme of discussions at the workshop and subsequent email and phone conversations was that many people were supportive of the use of...
ORGANISATION:
University of Western Australia (UWA)
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