At IMAS, our fisheries research supports the long-term sustainable harvest of wild marine resources, both in Australia and around the world.
Much of our research is directed at the management of coastal and temperate fisheries, especially in Tasmania.
We collaborate on fisheries management with the Tasmanian Government through our Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration Agreement (SMRCA).
We also look beyond fisheries in Tasmania's temperate waters, to conduct research on:
Our focus is to undertand 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.
Discover more about our fisheries research:
|Recreational fishing research||Invasive long-spined sea urchin research|
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Phone: +61 3 6226 6379
ABN: 30 764 374 782 CRICOS Provider Code: 00586B