Feeding the future through new marine industries
With Australia expecting a population growth to 35 million people by 2049, delivering food and energy security will be critical. But how do we meet this growing demand, and deliver outcomes that are sustainable and productive?
Not just fish poo – why Macquarie Harbour has an oxygen problem
Scientists take a close look at what’s behind low-oxygen levels under salmon farms in Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour.
Battle against white spot disease in Australian prawns
CSIRO’s efforts to help the Australian farmed prawn industry recover from this devastating outbreak also required a rapid response to protect a vital research facility that is assisting the industry pick itself back up.
Delivering flows to help native fish thrive again
Computer models will inform the delivery of Murray-Darling environmental waters to restore the flows that support thriving native fish populations.
Sharks and rays of PNG
A new field guide to the sharks and rays of Papua New Guinea is supporting sustainable use of its shark and ray resources.
Playing tag with tuna in the Bight
Hundreds of southern bluefin tuna have been tagged to reveal more about their annual migration and feeding habits in the Great Australian Bight.
Throwing a more sustainable shrimp on the barbie
With prawn aquaculture on the rise to meet booming global demand, there's a focus on the sustainability of fishmeal feeds that contain wild-caught fish ingredients. Prawn nutrition research has shown the way forward for eliminating that pressure on wild fisheries.
Voyage to the bottom of the Bight
Samples from the seabed of the Great Australian Bight have yielded 277 species new to science and the answer to a 30-year mystery.