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Workshop - Aquaculture opportunities in northern Australia: Solutions and Strategies

Northern Australia has multiple advantages for aquaculture industry development. Industry sentiment and estimates indicate a probable doubling of production by 2028 to achieve an annual value of at least $410 million. Existing aquaculture producers are investing, as are new investors, to expand barramundi, prawns, and tropical rock oysters largely focused on domestic market supplies. New lobster and redclaw projects targeting overseas markets are also being developed. This investment will support workshop across all stakeholders in the northern Australia aquaculture sector to refine and strengthen an Industry Vision 2028 and situational analysis, with a focus on defining strategy, actions and solution providers.

Project date

15 Sep 2019-29 Apr 2020
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Jennifer Cobcroft

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Aquaculture Wild catch fisheries

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) is a co-funded partnership between its two stakeholders, the Australian Government and the …

Multiple industries
Aquaculture Wild catch fisheries
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    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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