Abalone aquaculture in Western Australia. Aquaculture policy.
Department of Fisheries Western Australia
The Department of Fisheries (“Department”) is committed to the development of a sustainable abalone aquaculture industry in Western Australia. As part of its commitment, the Department has developed this new Abalone Aquaculture Policy (“Policy”) to outline new arrangements for the management of the abalone aquaculture industry in the State. The first policy on abalone aquaculture was released 10 years ago and in November 2009, the Department convened a stakeholder meeting with the abalone industry (the wild capture and aquaculture sectors) to discuss policy changes that would support the abalone aquaculture industry in Western Australia. Relevant issues included compliance, monitoring, biosecurity, genetic variation and associated management and reporting requirements.
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Policies, Aquaculture regulations, Abalone culture, Western Australia
Department of Fisheries Western Australia.. (2010), Abalone aquaculture in Western Australia. Aquaculture policy.. Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Perth. Report No. 242.
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