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northern aquaculture industry situational analysis

This project identifies key challenges and opportunities facing the North Australian aquaculture sector and explores potential solutions and/or identifies the most strategic research projects for further investment. This includes (but is not limited to): infrastructure, policy, investment, environmental production, knowledge, training and human capital gaps and the research or alternative solutions to address them. The project will be delivered through a literature review, development of the ‘Northern aquaculture industry vision 2028’ in consultation with indigenous and non-indigenous stakeholders, desktop study and SWOT analysis, and the situational analysis report.

Principal Investigators: Dean Jerry (Project Leader), Jennifer Cobcroft, Kyall Zenger, Jan Strugnell, Amy Diedrich, Chaoshu Zeng, Rocky de Nys & Sandra Hughes.

Collaborators: Matthew Cook, Robert Bell, Jane Lovell, Wayne Hutchinson, Kim Hooper & Jo-Anne Ruscoe (College of Science & Engineering, JCU Singapore, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, Blueshift Consulting, Seafood Industry Australia, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Australian Prawn Farmers Association and Australian Barramundi Farmers Association)

Funded By: CRC for Developing Northern Australia Scheme