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News - Aquaculture

Goolwa Pipi industry set to grow exports

22 February 2019

The Goolwa Pipi industry is set to benefit from a State Government grant supporting the expansion of a local processing facility, aimed at growing exports of the high value Goolwa Pipi.

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State Government delivers transparency to seafood sector

6 February 2019

The State Government has delivered on an election commitment to the seafood sector as it releases the KPMG report into PIRSA’s cost recovery of fisheries and aquaculture.

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SA oyster industry on the road to recovery

31 January 2019

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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Proactive campaign against oyster virus risk

21 December 2018

Blowtorches and hammers are being used to destroy feral oysters in Adelaide’s Port River this December.

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SA scientists continue to help protect oyster industry

22 August 2018

South Australian scientists will continue to lead the nation’s effort to safeguard valuable oyster industries from the threat of disease, after extra funding has been made available.

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Clean up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure

7 August 2018

The clean-up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure at Anxious Bay near Elliston on the Eyre Peninsula is now complete and the area has been remediated - with more than 50 tonnes of netting alone removed.

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Port River Vongole closure to continue

20 June 2018

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is extending the Port River Vongole (Mud Cockle) fishing zone closure for another year in response to continuing concerns about the sustainability of stocks.

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SA's oyster industry responds to short term challenges

31 March 2017

South Australia's oyster industry is optimistic for the long term future of the local industry, more than a year after it was affected by the outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) in Tasmania.

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Aquaculture provides $220 million boost for SA regions

21 October 2016

New figures released today show South Australia’s aquaculture industry contributed $227.8 million to the State’s economy in 2014/15 – with 96% of this value of production centred on the Eyre Peninsula and West Coast.

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Boost for Spencer Gulf with proposed aquaculture zoning changes

9 September 2016

The Spencer Gulf region will get an economic boost if proposed changes to aquaculture zoning near Wallaroo go ahead.

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