8 10, 2021

Call for Expression of Interest

2021-10-11T15:26:54+11:00October 8th, 2021|On Board Processing, Research|

Opportunity to obtain on-board prawn processing equipment for half price as part of a research project. Five different types of innovative processing equipment suitable for installation on prawn trawlers have been identified in research conducted by the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The CRC project is now looking for prawn fishers to [...]

23 07, 2021

PrawnFresh – Meta alternative ongoing results

2021-07-26T14:36:05+10:00July 23rd, 2021|ACPF, Research|

Further promising testing, in small-scale on board trials, shows PrawnFresh tests as highly effective (comparable to meta) against blackspot compared for Banana, Brown Tiger and Grooved Tiger prawns but less effective on Eastern King or Endeavour prawns. A second round of trials analysed Meta and PrawnFresh across species and fisheries in April-May 2021. The [...]

3 07, 2019

Bycatch Innovation – Episode 1: Fuel costs and bycatch reduction

2019-07-05T16:22:17+10:00July 3rd, 2019|ACPF, Bycatch Innovation, Research, Trawl Efficiency|

Bycatch and Trawl Efficiency Series How fuel costs could be reduced by >30% and bycatch by >90% As part of the ACPF and FRDC funded project to explain bycatch reduction and trawl efficiency research results in fisheries, Steve Keneally, Matt Broadhurst and Steve Eayrs share options to reduce bycatch and trawl [...]

15 02, 2017

RD&E Project – Trace element profiles

2017-04-27T00:36:56+10:00February 15th, 2017|RD&E, Research|

1. Project to investigate the use of trace element profiles to substantiate provenance for the Australian prawn industry. ACPF is partnering with Australian Prawn Farmers’ Association to “Investigate the use of trace element profiles to substantiate provenance for the Australian prawn industry.” The origin of food can be established by its profile of trace [...]

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