FISH Vol 25 3

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A tour of the South Australian coast examines the potential of a different marketing approach for Australia’s small-scale commercial fishers

Latest news in Australian fisheries

Research students from the north take the lead in this year’s Australian Marine Sciences conference

Australia's seafood industry celebrates the launch of its new peak body

A Queensland symposium shows the seafood sector is serious about better marketing

Swordfish survival is the focus of research in an emerging Tasmanian recreational fishery

The seafood sector’s national conference Seafood Directions will examine what the future of fishing in Australia could look like – and how to get there

An emergency disease agreement being drafted aims to bring the marine sector into line with land-based agriculture

The history of New Zealand’s Orange Roughy fishery and its “resurrection” from the brink of collapse.

Research into Orange Roughy has helped inform monitoring and management to assist in the recovery of several of Australia’s stocks

Young hospitality leaders learn about the challenges of producing and processing premium seafood

Black soldier flies could provide a solution to the aquaculture feed challenge while offering new business opportunities

Tariff reductions are creating new market opportunities for seafood sales to Japan

From feed to disease, researchers around the country are joining forces with industry partners to enhance aquaculture

Research training provides new information and employment opportunities to improve tropical fisheries management

A square mesh screen installed in the right place at the right time helps keep carp at bay and boosts native fish numbers

Commercial fishers have taken the lead to reduce interactions with seabirds, using cost-effective technology that also improves crew safety

Safety planning and practices can help fishers identify and address risks

Long-term business models are helping to drive change in the global fisheries sector

The Australian contingent at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit held in Seattle in June was relatively small, but provided representation for a broad cross-section of the Australian seafood sector

A tour hosted by Taylor Shellfish Farms as part of the SeaWeb Sustainable Seafood Summit provides insight into bivalve aquaculture, Washington-style

From snorkelling with seaweed to high-tech algal aquaculture for better health, Pia Winberg’s focus is on production for a sustainable future