At IMAS, our fisheries research supports the long-term sustainable harvest of wild marine resources both nationally and internationally.
Much of our research is directed at the management of coastal and temperate fisheries, especially in Tasmania where we collaborate with the Tasmanian State Government in the Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration Agreement.
We also conduct research on fisheries beyond Tasmania's temperate waters, with research including:
We put significant emphasis on understanding the optimal balance between resource sustainability and economic productivity.
Our fisheries research disciplines include:
Our research supports key commercial and recreational fisheries in Tasmania, including Abalone, Lobster, Octopus, Scalefish and Scallops, as well as ecosystem and fisheries management.
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Phone: +61 3 6226 6379
ABN: 30 764 374 782 CRICOS Provider Code: 00586B