Supporting a strong future for Australian aquaculture

This report aims to examine the vast opportunities for aquaculture in Australia, the barriers faced by industry in expanding their operations, and possible improvements to regulation and policy to support a strong Australian aquaculture sector into the future.

Northern Australia aquaculture industry situational analysis project

The objective of this analysis project is to identify key challenges and opportunities facing the northern Australian aquaculture sector, and to explore potential solutions and identify the most strategic research projects for further investment.
Discussion paper

Making mountains out of minnows: salmon in the Tasmanian economy

The Tasmanian government may have forgone millions of dollars in potential revenue from the rapid growth in the fish farming industry, according to this report.
Briefing paper

Snapshot of Australia's commercial fisheries and aquaculture

This brief contains an overview of Australia’s commercial fisheries and aquaculture industries and six key aspects of Australian commercial fisheries and aquaculture including: industry structure, trends in production, trade, consumption, sustainability and innovation.

The Solomon Islands National Ocean Planning Spatial Information System (SINOPSIS)

Global interest in seaweed production is increasing in response to the environmental and economic benefits that seaweed farming can provide.

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2018

The 2018 edition of the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and measurement of progress towards these goals.
Discussion paper

Salmon stakes: risks for the Tasmanian salmon industry

This discussion paper looks at the serious risks the Tasmania’s salmon industry faces if its environmental and social impacts are not managed.

Fishery status reports 2017

This report provide an independent evaluation of the biological and economic status of fish stocks managed solely or jointly by the Australian government.

Fishery status reports 2016

Fishery status reports provide an independent evaluation of the biological and economic status of fish stocks managed solely or jointly by the Australian Government. This 21st edition of the Fishery status reports covers the biological status of 93 fish stocks across 22 fisheries, including those...

Marine fisheries and aquaculture: draft report

Commonwealth, State and Territory governments are responsible for the management of Australian fisheries within their respective jurisdictions. Regulations are used to implement controls, such as limits on catch or effort levels, and regulate fishing methods in order to manage Australia's fisheries in a way that...

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2016

This edition uses the latest official statistics on fisheries and aquaculture to present a global analysis of trends in fish stocks, production, processing, utilization, trade and consumption. It also reports on the status of the world’s fishing fleets and analyses the make-up of human engagement...
Policy report

Developing New Hampshire aquaculture regulation: a comparative case study of eastern coastal states

This report evaluates the state aquaculture policies of Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Maine, specifically focusing on each state’s permitting processes, enforcement, and treatment of public trust lands.

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2014

This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.

The relevance of aquaponics to the New Zealand aid programme, particularly in the Pacific

This report is based on a thorough review of the scientific literature on aquaponics; discussions with specialist aquaponics researchers and producers; analysis of web resources and an online survey of aquaponics initiatives.

Ocean acidification: summary for policymakers

This paper presents a summary of the state of knowledge on ocean acidification. Summary of outcomes:

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2012

Using the latest available statistics on fisheries and aquaculture, this edition presents a global analysis of the sector’s status and trends. It also examines broader related issues such as gender, emergency preparedness and the ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture.

A functional analysis of coral tools from late prehistoric Moloka'i Island, Hawaii

This dissertation as two main aims: To form a classification system (non-classificatory arrangement; after Dunnel, 1971) for the purpose of ascertaining a functional to coral tools in relation to fishhook manufacture. To devise a standardised system for the measurement of attributes on coral abraders that...

Oceanic fisheries and climate change

Projected redistribution of tuna further east has implications for the economic benefits derived from industrial fisheries, and for the supply of tuna for food security. Several practical adaptations can reduce the risks to PICTS in the west and optimise the benefits for those in the...

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2010

This report aims to provide all concerned with an informed, comprehensive, balanced and worldwide view of fisheries, aquaculture and related issues.