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Improved fish health management for integrated inland aquaculture through Better Management Practices (BMPs)

Tracey Bradley, Christina McCowan, Shari Cohen, Brett Ingram, Corey Green, Peter Mansell, undefined Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation an Department of Environment and Primary Industries | Published : 2014

Abstract

Murray Cod (Maccullochella peelii) integrated aquaculture is a sustainable and developing industry in inland Australia using farm dams on horticulture and grazing enterprises to rear Murray Cod. In the first study of its kind in the Murray Cod industry, the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and the University of Melbourne have collaborated to examine the major causes of death and disease on integrated inland farms. Over a period spanning more than 2 years Murray Cod integrated aquaculture farms were visited and samples of fish and farm data were collected. A census of farms providing detailed information about each individual enterprise was undertaken at the commencemen..

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