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Readers of Hatchery International will recall the environmental problems that besieged Gwen Gilson of Sunland Hatchery and the Noosa River Catchment. Regular contributor John Mosig provides an update. more

Jun 28, 2017 6:01 PM Profiles

Purchase will save up to 30 jobs in Queensland. more

May 22, 2017 11:58 AM News

Besides marsupials and the egg-laying, duck-billed platypus Australia boasts many unique aquatic species. Two of them, the trout cod and Macquarie perch, have been rated as endangered. Conservationists and anglers are working to save both. more

Apr 28, 2017 10:37 AM Restocking

According to the Western Australia Marron Growers Association, there is plenty of demand from markets in Hong Kong and Singapore for the crayfish. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:00 PM News

A long-term selective breeding program by Mainstream Aquaculture is paying dividends with the development of a golden-scaled cultivar that delivers a white flesh fillet with premium market appeal. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:23 AM Husbandry

When an Australian recirc farm proved uneconomical for crayfish it successfully switched over to barramundi. Here’s how they did it…. more

Jan 11, 2016 3:59 PM Profiles

As well as improving fishing for local anglers, the hatchery will stock a range of species including sooty grunter (Hephaestus fuliginous), barramundi and sleepy cod (Oxyeleotris lineolata). more

Oct 26, 2015 12:00 AM Restocking

A combination of genetic and embryonic amenability has placed zebrafish at the forefront of attempts to understand how genes function in controlling vertebrate development. Approximately 80% of zebrafish genes have a direct counterpart in humans. more

Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM Profiles

When fish are exposed to warmer water temperatures their performance is affected, but the performance of the offspring of these fish is normal. more

May 7, 2015 2:20 PM Research

Is this second instalment, John Mosig reports on the case filed by Sunland Fish Hatchery against a macadamia farm using chemical sprays. more

Apr 20, 2015 10:54 AM Profiles

A new hatchery and a far-sighted R&D program puts this Australian barramundi producer at the head of the pack. more

Feb 12, 2015 12:00 AM Recirc

Australia's Sunland Hatchery’s troubles began in the early 1990s when agricultural spraying started on an adjacent macadamia grove. Years later, and after a special taskforce investigation and resulting recommendations, there are still questions ... more

Feb 5, 2015 12:00 AM Profiles

Research explores the effect of storage conditions – refrigeration and freezing – on the fatty acid profiles of four concentrated species of microalgae. more

Nov 12, 2014 2:17 PM Research

In this second instalment about the Snobs Creek Hatchery, contributor John Mosig looks at the hatchery's work to enhance trout cod and Macquarie perch, two of Australia's most highly prized angling fish. more

Oct 20, 2014 11:47 AM Profiles

Established in the 1950s, this Australian enhancement facility has become the headquarters for a successful restocking and reclamation program for endangered native species as well as trout and chinook salmon. more

Aug 4, 2014 1:00 AM Restocking

Mark Lee, a pioneer in recirculation technology, attributes his success raising barrimundi to hard work, constant vigilance, re-investing profits back into the business and ... taking a leap of faith. more

Apr 11, 2014 11:22 AM Profiles

Oyster growers in New South Wales, Australia could have to wait up to eight years before a POMS-resistant breed becomes commercially available, according to a report from the region. more

Sep 30, 2013 3:11 PM News

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