Prawn tagging study to assist fishery management

SARDI research scientist Dr Craig Noell measuring the carapace length (head and thorax) of a female prawn which had travelled at least 27km within the central part of the gulf before being recaptured by prawn fishers. She had grown 4.5mm to 44.5...

The Spencer Gulf prawn fishing industry and State Government researchers are collaborating on a prawn tagging study to improve understanding of growth and movement patterns of prawns in southern Spencer Gulf.

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