John Mosig

Cameron of Tasmania is an oyster farming pioneer, having started in 1971as a family business growing Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) at Dunalley in south-eastern Tasmania. more

Nov 8, 2017 11:55 AM News

Tasmania's hatchery sector finds itself playing a key role in the development of better performing and disease-resistant genotypes for the Australian Pacific oyster sector more

Oct 16, 2017 10:05 AM Research

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

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

Capable of producing two million 100-200g smolt a year, Huon’s new hatchery/smolt RAS underwrites the company’s 20,000 tonne annual salmon production for the domestic and overseas market. more

Jan 26, 2017 9:47 AM Profiles

Australia’s most progressive eel harvesting company has just become more so. more

Jan 26, 2017 9:47 AM Profiles

At first glance, the move to closed systems appears to be a defensive position, but it’s actually worked very much in the favour of the sectors that have made the switch. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:00 PM Recirc

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

New hatchery provides boost for major player in Australian salmonid production more

Jan 29, 2016 9:21 AM Profiles

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

Radaqua designs, constructs and manages an integrated quarantine nursery in the Peoples Republic of China. more

Sep 21, 2015 3:51 PM Recirc

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

Hatchery management handbook in preparation more

Aug 11, 2015 4:05 PM Profiles

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

This third part of the series on the Snobs Creek hatchery in Australia, focuses on the native species raised for recreational angling. more

Dec 23, 2014 3:44 PM Profiles

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


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