Thesis / Dissertation

Improved fish health management for integrated inland aquaculture through Better Management Practices for Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii)

S COHEN, P Mansell (ed.), C Mccowan (ed.), T Bradley (ed.), B Ingram (ed.), G Browning (ed.)

Published : 2016


Murray cod aquaculture is a developing industry in inland Australia. Much of the existing industry is currently integrated into existing horticulture enterprises, and there is enormous potential for farming of Murray cod in agricultural dams. The use of better management practices and biosecurity controls are critical to profitable production in these systems. However the range of health issues affecting productivity in Murray cod aquaculture was previously unknown. This project identified and described many of these issues including the lack of control over water quality and supply in integrated agriculture aquaculture systems (IAAS), along with an overall deficit of knowledge about the gen..

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