Tasmanian Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (SMRCA)

Our Research

As a research institute of excellence in temperate marine research, IMAS works in collaboration with the Tasmanian Government to ensure Tasmania's marine resources and industries are sustainably developed and managed.

Fishing boatsAs partners in the Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration Agreement (SMRCA) with the State Government, the University of Tasmania and IMAS aim to:

Your can read our Fisheries Assessments here.

Click here to see what projects we have underway.

Featured research - Macquarie Harbour environmental monitoring

In this video, IMAS researcher Dr Jeff Ross describes the important natural features of Tasmania's Macquarie Harbour, the environmental responses to salmon farming, and the role that science is playing in determining the level of farming that is ecologically sustainable in the harbour into the future.

Caught a tagged fish?

For more information about what to do if you've caught a tagged fish, click here.

Tagged abalone

Authorised by the Executive Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
January 8, 2018