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.

Contact Us
Macrocystis kelp forest (OJ)

Salmon farming and the environment

Find out more about how salmon farming interacts with the marine environment and society.
Learn More

Meet our team

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

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
Learn More


Explore the variety of reports and articles which we produce to communicate our research.
Learn More


Search through our news stories to find out more about developments in this space.
Learn More


Are you interested in getting involved in our projects? Browse our opportunities page to find any vacancies or voluntary opportunities.
Learn More

Current News

Soft-Sediment communities key to assessing impacts of salmon farms

Studying soft-sediment communities is key to assessing the environmental impacts of salmon farms – and it’s helping salmon producers monitor and manage their operations for a sustainable industry, now and into the future. IMAS researchers are regularly out sampling sediments, which means there’s often a stockpile of post processing to do. It’s a huge undertaking […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More
Institute of Marine & Antarctic Studies
15-21 Nubeena Crescent
Taroona, Tasmania 7053 Australia
+61 6226 8277 
Contact Us
Copyright 2020 Institute of Marine and Antartic Studies.
Top menu-circle linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram