Abalone related Research Projects

Clicking on the title of the project will take you to the project detail on the FRDC website, including link to Final Report if project completed.

Funding Entity and project number Project Title and link to Final Report Principal Investigator Organisation
FRDC 2020/065 Indicators for density and biomass of exploitable abalone - developing and applying a new approach Keith Sainsbury Western Abalone Divers Association 
FRDC 2020/004 The impact and implication of Perkinsus olseni on Australian abalone fisheries Ben Stobart University of Adelaide
FRDC 2019/162 Western Abalone Divers Association 2020 Quota Setting Workshop: Opportunity for shared understanding of potential TACC setting processes by Western Australian Abalone stakeholders Basia R Lamb Western Australian Fishing Industry Council Inc (WAFIC)
FRDC 2019/147 Risk factors and management strategies associated with summer mortality in Australian abalone   University of Adelaide
FRDC 2019/128 Assessing the benefity of sea urchin processing waste as an agricultural fertiliser and soil ameliorant Nigel Swarts University of Tasmania
FRDC 2019/118 Drawing strength from each other: simulation testing of Australia's abalone harvest strategies   Cathy Dichmont Consulting
FRDC 2019/110 Best practice and policy in abalone stock enhancement, restocking and translocation Lachlan Strain Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD)
FRDC 2018/212 Establishing an industry recovery strategy for the Area 3 zone of the Western Australian Abalone Managed Fishery Don Nicholls Southern Seafood Producers (WA) Association
FRDC 2018/193 Abalone assessment and management (workshop): what have we learned, what are the gaps and where can we do better Ian Cartwright Abalone Council Australia Ltd
FRDC 2018/109 National Abalone Diver Exchange Program Craig Fox Western Abalone Divers Association (WADA)
FRDC 2018/061 ACA Planning and Management for a National Research, Development and Extension Program Dean Lisson Abalone Council Australia Ltd
FRDC 2018/004 SafeFish 2018-2021 Alison Turnbull SARDI
FRDC 2017/225 Improving risk managment of paralytic shellfish toxins in the Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra rubra) Alison Turnbull SARDI
FRDC 2017/210 National fisheries and aquaculture industry social and economic contributions study: Phase 1 Emily Ogier Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)
FRDC 2017/124 Developing a new five year Strategic Plan for RD&E Investment in the Australian wild harvest abalone industry Dean Lisson Abalone Council Australia Ltd
FRDC 2017/117 Aquatic Animal Health and Biosecurity Subprogram: Identification of differentially expressed innate immune genes in the New Zealand paua (Haliotis iris) and the Australian hybrid abalone (H. laevigata X H. rubra) upon immersion challenge with the abalone herpesvirus-1 (HaHV) Serge Corbeil CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory
FRDC 2017/049 Monitoring abalone juvenile abundance following removal of Centrostephanus and translocation Craig Mundy University of Tasmania
FRDC 2017/026 Can spatial fishery-dependent data be used to determine abalone stock status in a spatially structured fishery? Craig Mundy University of Tasmania
FRDC 2016/257 Implementing and evaluating the Australian Seafood Trade Agenda 2016-2018 - Seafood Trade Advisory Group (STAG) Jayne Gallagher Honey & Fox
FRDC 2016/208 Waste to profit in urchin fisheries: developing business opportunities to ensure fishery sustainability and safeguard reef dependent fishereis from destructive urchin grazing John Keane  IMAS
Seafood CRC 2015/710 Securing the legacy from the Seafood CRC invesment in market research and development Jayne Gallagher Honey & Fox
FRDC 2015/212 SafeFish - research to support food safety, trade and market access Alison Turnbull SARDI
FRDC 2015/017 Maximise yield or minimise risk in the Blacklip Abalone fishery: using biological data to direct harvest strategies Ben Stobbart SARDI
Seafood CRC 2014/718 Australian Wild Abalone Nanotag Jayne Gallagher CRC
Seafood CRC 2014/713 Supply chain research and analysis to support the future commercial roll out of the Australian Wild Abalone program Jayne Gallagher CRC

Seafood CRC 2013/714

Establishing improved trade access and market development for Australia's Abalone and Rocklobster to China Jayne Gallagher CRC
FRDC 2013/240 2014 Trans Tasman Abalone Convention Dean Lisson  ACA
Seafood CRC 2012/704 Improving trade and market access to the People's Republic of China for Australian rock lobster and abalone industries Sam Guthrie CRC
FRDC 2012/404 Wild Harvest Abalone National RD&E Planning, Management and Oversight Dean Lisson ACA
FRDC TRF 2012/058 Limiting impacts of the spread of urchins by rebuilding abalone populations Geoff Ellis EZAIA
FRDC 2011/405 National Abalone Convention 2011 Melinda Caspersz ACA
FRDC 2011/232 Novel treatments without sulphites for the prevention of blueing in abalone during canning Tom Madigan SARDI
Seafood CRC 2010/776 Research, develop and trial new Australian wild caught abalone products in China Karen McNaughton SARDI
Seafood CRC 2010/737 Marine Bio-toxins and Market Access for abalone Catherine McLeod SARDI
Seafood CRC 2010/704 Maximising the value by minimising stress in abalone - Optimising harvesting strategies Natalie Moltschaniwskyj IMAS
Seafood CRC 2009/723 Analysis of product differentiation opportunities for Australian wild caught abalone in China Dean Lisson ACA
Seafood CRC 2009/715 Optimising business structures and fisheries management systems for key fisheries Tim Ward SARDI
Seafood CRC 2009/714.3 Economic management guidance for Australian Abalone Fisheries Klaas Hartman IMAS
Seafood CRC 2009/712 Future harvest theme leadership Graham Mair UTAS
Seafood CRC 2009/708

An Abalone Quality Assurance program for the Australian Wild Caught Abalone Industry

Code of Practice is available here

Dean Lisson ACA
Seafood CRC 2008/909 Market Access for abalone to the EU Catherine McLeod SARDI
Seafood CRC 2008/799 Marine biotoxin diagnostic capability and capacity in Australia: A business review and implentation plan Ewan Colquhuon Ridge Partners
Seafood CRC 2008/759 Helping emerging leaders to develop networks and make more effective use of scientific and community resources, knowledge and skills Dean Lisson ACA
Seafood CRC 2008/729 Risk Assessment of Sulphites in Australian canned abalone Susan Dobson SARDI
Seafood CRC 2008/715 Australian abalone industry R&D planning, implementation and utilisation Dean Lisson ACA
Seafood CRC TRF 2008/097 Developing the use of existing technology in cost-effective and reliable Industry-based structured fishing surveys to urgently replace more costly methods and advise finer-scale management of abalone populations Duncan Worthington ACNSW
FRDC 2007/311 The Development of a National R&D Plan for the Australian abalone Industry Dean Lisson ACA
FRDC 2005/241 Progressing the recommendations from the scoping study report for abalone marketing and promotion Dean Lisson ACA
FRDC 2005/231 A Scoping Study on the Australian Abalone Industry Michael Tokley ACA

Seafood CRC

Factors limiting resilience and recovery of fished abalone populations Craig Mundy UTAS
FRDC 2004/019 Towards optimising the spatial scale of abalone fishery management Stephen Mayfield SARDI
FRDC 2001/076 Assessing Survey Methods for Greenlip Abalone in South Australia Richard McGarvey SARDI
FRDC 2001/074 Linking Fishery-Dependent and Fishery-Independent assessments of Abalone Fisheries Craig Mundy UTAS
FRDC 2001/076 Assessing survey methods for greenlip abalone in South Australia Richard McGarvey SARDI
FRDC 2000/151 Control of perkinsus disease in Abalone RJG Lester University of Queensland
FRDC 2000/112 Assessment of Illegal Catches of Australian Abalone - Development of Desk-Based Survey Methods Harry Gorfine DEDJTR
FRDC  Review of Wild Abalone R&D needs in Australia Macarthur Agribusiness  
FRDC 1995/165 Movement and re-aggregation of blacklip abalone in response to intensive fishing Harry Gorfine Agriculture Victoria
FRDC 1995/002 Applications of molecular biology to management of the abalone fishery Peter Hanna Deakin University