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Ecological impacts of QX Oyster disease and its management strategies

Funding: 2007: $14,813
2008: $29,627
2009: $29,627
2010: $14,813

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Linkage Projects)
Hornsby Shire Council
NSW Fisheries

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