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2019-05-31

Spotlight on Australian Salmon

Can collaboration between fishers and the seafood supply chain help the underrated wild-caught Australian Salmon find a place in a consumer market dominated by a red-fleshed import? Story and photos Catherine Norwood Purse seined Australian Salmon from Lakes Entrance, Victoria, iced at the...
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-203
DATE START/END: 31 JAN 2010 - 30 JUL 2011

Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: oxygen regulation in Tasmanian Atlantic salmon

This project primarily addresses physiological "robustness" in Atlantic salmon. Critical issues for the Tasmanian salmon industry include understanding the physiological response of salmon to decreased dissolved oxygen (DO) and increases in other dissolved metbolic wastes. An important practical...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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2014-12-01

Market makeover for Australian Salmon

Atlantic Salmon may soon have a challenger in the form of a native namesake that is the focus of new initiatives from harvesting to product development By Rose Yeoman Fishing for Australian Salmon: commercial beach haul netting at Cheynes Beach, 60 kilometres east of Albany, on the south...
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2017-06-01

On the Atlantic Salmon Trail

An opportunity to investigate the supply chain of Atlantic Salmon with Tasmanian producer Petuna offers insight into the many players needed to bring Australia’s favourite fresh fish to our tables By Catherine Norwood Viewed from the outside, there is barely a hint of the fervent activity...
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2018-03-01

The blue waters of salmon farming

International experts gather to help Australia’s Atlantic Salmon industry navigate a course for sustainable growth International experts discussed trends in the design and location of Atlantic Salmon pens at the Blue Future forum in Hobart. Photos: Catherine Norwood By Catherine...
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2012-053
DATE START/END: 28 FEB 2013 - 31 AUG 2013

Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: assessment of Orthomyxo-like virus pathogenicity in Atlantic salmon

The Orthomyxoviridae are a family of single-stranded RNA viruses comprising five defined genera. Of these, Influenzavirus A, B and C are the cause of significant disease in humans, pigs, birds, dogs and horses. Most relevant to the aquaculture industry is the Isavirus genus which contains the...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE TAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-213
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2004 - 1 SEP 2007

Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: commercial AGD and salmon health project

The parasitic gill amoeba Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis is believed to be the primary causative agent of amoebic gill disease (AGD) of cultured Atlantic salmon in the South east of Tasmania. The amoeba attaches to the gills of susceptible salmon and the response to the irritation by the amoeba is an...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-218
DATE START/END: 29 JUN 2004 - 31 AUG 2008

Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: molecular assessment of resistance to AGD in Atlantic salmon

This project is one of six projects in the Aquafin CRC Health Program portfolio of projects for 2004-2008 addressing the problem of amoebic gill disease (AGD) in Atlantic salmon. The Aquafin CRC Review Panel on AGD research recommended in November 2003 that a proposed full research project on...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
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2013-12-01

Biosecurity ‘seatbelt’ for salmon producers

Huon Aquaculture’s ‘all-in’ approach to biosecurity has earned the company national recognition By Lynda Delacey Biosecurity is an integral part of the business for Huon Aquaculture, protecting its own operations and the industry in general Photo: iStockphoto.com Frances Bender,...
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2022-07-12

Taking Atlantic Salmon science to the people

Research on the interactions between Atlantic Salmon aquaculture and the environment was on show at a recent event in Hobart. Josh Fielding from FRDC answering questions from a member of the public interested in Atlantic Salmon science FRDC, CSIRO and the University of...
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