Salmon Interactions Team

Exploring links between salmonid aquaculture, the environment and society


The Salmon Interactions Team was created to study the interactions between salmon aquaculture, the environment and society.

On this site you can access up to date information about our research and projects which we undertake at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science, University of Tasmania.

If you are interested in working with us, have any questions or would like to provide feedback on the website, please contact us here.

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Salmon farming and the environment

Find out more about how salmon farming interacts with the marine environment and society.
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Meet our team

An overview of the Salmon Interactions Team, who we are, what we do and why.
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Research projects

Learn more about the wide variety of research projects we are involved with to better understand the interactions between salmon farming, the environment and society
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Explore the variety of reports and articles which we produce to communicate our research.
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Search through our news stories to find out more about developments in this space.
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Are you interested in getting involved in our projects? Browse our opportunities page to find any vacancies or voluntary opportunities.
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Current News

Reef condition in the southern D’Entrecasteaux Channel

The intensification of human activity in the lower D’Entrecasteaux Channel has led to increased concern regarding the effects of sustained low-level organic enrichment on the health and function of rocky reef ecosystems in this region. Our team at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) has been developing and trialing a “Rapid Visual Assessment” […]

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IMAS salmon team takes out top university awards

Our IMAS Salmon Environmental Interactions Team has taken out the prestigious University of Tasmania Medal for Research Excellence, in recognition of their science on the effects of salmon farming in our coastal zone. The award honours the outstanding contribution Dr Jeff Ross, Associate Professor Catriona Macleod and their dedicated team have made to ensuring the […]

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