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Roe v weed: urchinomics turns pest to gourmet gold


Keane, JP and Ling, SD, Roe v weed: urchinomics turns pest to gourmet gold, The Australian, 16 January (2017) [Newspaper Article]

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John Keane and Scott Ling featured in an article in The Australian "Roe vs Weed: Urchinomics turns pest to gourmet gold". The article highlights upcoming trials to harvest sea urchins from urchin barren grounds allowing kelp beds to recover. The harvested urchins will be held within sea cages and ‘on grown’ by using a specially formulated feed pellet to produce A-grade roe for market.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:sea urchin harvest, pest control, reef fisheries, ecology, kelp beds, ecosystem based fisheries management
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Keane, JP (Dr John Keane)
UTAS Author:Ling, SD (Dr Scott Ling)
ID Code:113807
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2017-01-23
Last Modified:2017-01-24
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