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Make yourself heard in blue swimmer crab survey

December 20th, 2017

Blue swimmer crab: A new online survey will guide future management of the fishery

If you love to fish for blue swimmer crabs, your views are wanted by Murdoch University researchers.

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What are iconic WA fisheries worth?

October 10th, 2017

Black Bream

Murdoch University has secured $400,000 in funding to assess the social and economic value of two iconic Western Australian fisheries – the blue swimmer crab and black bream.

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Science maximises prawn restocking success

March 8th, 2016

Gobble guts (Pic: Brian Poh)

Murdoch University scientists involved in a project to restock the Swan and Canning Rivers with Western School Prawns have identified a key predator of the juveniles and are using their research findings to maximise prawn survival rates.

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