Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture

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15/05/2017
It’s been called the holy grail of aquaculture...

After 17 years researchers from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) based at the University’s Taroona laboratories have developed the solution to a problem that scientists around the globe had been trying to solve for decades. Led by Associate Professor Greg Smith, the team at theARC Research Hub for Commercial Development of Rock Lobster Culture […]

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15/12/2016
How can we get faster growing lobsters?

Lobsters are a hugely popular food. But animals from the same brood stock grow at different rates, which can make aquaculture difficult. Audrey is investigating which animals grow faster, and why.

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08/10/2016
WORLD-LEADING AQUACULTURE BREAKTHROUGH TO TRANSFORM LOBSTER PRODUCTION

In a world-leading breakthrough for aquaculture, the ARC Research Hub for Commercial Development of Rock Lobster Culture Systems, based at IMAS in Hobart, has developed a unique aquaculture system that makes it possible to establish a new commercial industry for sustainable rock lobster production. Despite the high value of rock lobsters, until now the long and […]

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13/08/2016
Rarely seen - juvenile lobster sheds its shell

Rare footage of a lobster shedding its skin at the IMAS display at the Festival of Bright ideas in Hobart as part of National Science Week in 2016.

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15/11/2014
Rock Lobster aquaculture and life cycles

Professor Stephen Battaglene talks about pioneering work done at the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies to develop rock lobster aquaculture.

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12/11/2014
TASMANIAN AQUACULTURE ROCKS WITH NEW LOBSTER RESEARCH FUNDING

World-leading tropical and temperate rock lobster research is giving Australia front-running at the cutting edge of aquaculture – and business is beating a path to the University of Tasmania's Taroona marine laboratories. Operated by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), the Taroona facility is the home of an internationally-recognised and funded study to […]

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The ARC Research Hub for Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Program. 

For more information about the Research Hub please contact us at Lobster.Aquaculture@utas.edu.au or phone +61 3 6226 8268.
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