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Diver Control of Long-spined Sea Urchin in Tasmania


Keane, JP and Ling, SD, Diver Control of Long-spined Sea Urchin in Tasmania, Kelp Restoration Guidebook: Lessons Learned from Kelp Projects Around the World, The Nature Conservancy, AM Eger, C Layton, TA McHugh, M Gleason and N Eddy (ed), Sacramento, CA, USA, pp. 64-66. (2022) [Other Book Chapter]

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An urchin fishery was established to provide financial incentives to control a range-extending and destructive urchin species.

Spatially discrete subsidies and modified harvesting strategies were used to manage and optimise harvests efforts, with the long-term aims of facilitating industry stability and natural kelp recovery.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:sea urchin, pest management, kelp restoration
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
UTAS Author:Keane, JP (Dr John Keane)
UTAS Author:Ling, SD (Dr Scott Ling)
ID Code:149807
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2022-04-14
Last Modified:2022-04-14

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