Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak-body representing the Australian seafood industry, welcomes the latest rebuttal to the tale of doom and gloom put forward by Edgar et al. regarding the state of Australia’s oceans and the need for more marine parks.
A new study led by The University of Western Australia and the Centre of Advanced Studies of Blanes in Spain has found that sea urchins’ fear of predators plays a key role in the health of underwater forests, which are declining globally.
A $2.7 million research project to boost stocks of a high-value sea cucumber has been awarded to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
The WA Government plans to double the value of Western Australia’s acclaimed western rock lobster industry and create up to 500 WA jobs.
Small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia earn 2.5 times more farming aquaculture in brackish-water, compared to fresh water, according to a study in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities.
Killer whales are diving to record depths to pinch expensive catch from commercial fishing lines, expanding their role as an apex predator to the very depths of the ocean, Deakin researchers have found.