Ecological impacts of QX Oyster disease and its management strategies
Funding: 2007: $14,813
Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Linkage Projects)
Hornsby Shire Council
Start year: 2007
Summary: Australian oysters support a valuable food industry ($73.3 M p/a) and promote healthy estuaries by providing vital ecosystem services.
Keywords: Sydney Rock Oyster, Pacific Oyster, QX disease, Bioengineering, Ecological redundancy, Biological invasion,
FOR Codes: Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment, Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology), Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity, Fish Pests and Diseases, Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment, Coastal or estuarine biodiversity