FISH Vol 26 3

Fisheries Research & Development Corporation News

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An international investigation identifies the steps needed to realise the growth potential of Australia’s favourite white-fleshed fish

Latest news in Australian fisheries

Latest science in Australian fisheries

Recreational anglers will benefit from new student research presented to the marine science community in Adelaide

Investing in a share of South Australia’s wild harvest fisheries allows customers to access a weekly delivery of freshly harvested seafood

The automated identification of harvested fish could improve confidence in the fishing sector and reduce the cost of surveillance

Fast, simple and accessible training will anchor the new SeSAFE program to prevent injuries and deaths at sea

International research finds good fisheries management does improve ecosystem health, with Australia’s southern fisheries awarded a top ranking

Even when data is limited, the right techniques can help determine the sustainability of fish stocks

If Australia is to maintain its leading edge in fisheries stock assessment and management, it will have to attract more young scientists and encourage a greater level of collaboration

Australia’s marine territories are double the size of its land mass, and protecting these resources from illegal fishers – both foreign and domestic – requires constant vigilance and collaboration between government forces and fishers themselves

A winning presentation reveals how Australian research is revising feed formulations for local Yellowtail Kingfish farming

Victoria’s commercial fishers are making community engagement a priority to build support for the sector and local seafood

An all-Australian Albacore offering adds new value to the fishery (and throws some shade on canned imports)

The results of fish processing, preparation and consumer testing are part of the latest pond-to-plate research into Cobia aquaculture

Portside workshops have generated interest from prawn fishers in gear changes to reduce fishing impact and increase prawn catches

Thinking ahead is helping Tasmanian educators and students meet the needs of the evolving aquaculture sector

The latest fisheries perceptions survey points to opportunities for the industry around greater visibility and engagement

Her early experiences in some of the world’s wildest fisheries have drawn Carolyn Stewardson to help understand and manage Australia’s marine resources for future generations