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The Salmon Interactions Team is dedicated to unraveling the intricate web of interactions that unfold in Tasmania's vast and splendid saltwater expanses.

Environmental Interactions

The Salmon Interactions Team study the impact of aquaculture infrastructure on marine and coastal ecosystems. This includes the influence on local hydrodynamics and the provision of habitats for diverse species.

It's crucial to understand these interactions to ensure sustainable practices and appropriate risk management in aquaculture.

The Salmon Interactions Team is dedicated to researching these key relationships, as highlighted in their detailed infographic.

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Emerging Interactions

The Tasmanian aquaculture industry extends beyond salmon farming to other fish species, shellfish and seaweeds. Our research team is dedicated to exploring the nature and extent of interactions between the environment and growing aquaculture industries.
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Societal Interactions

Our research team focuses on exploring the complex social and economic interactions between the various users of our local waterways.  Considering how they interplay with environmental factors and other marine industries, and how these relationships might differ regionally.

This research aims to comprehend community values and the mechanisms for their protection and monitoring. Such knowledge is vital for industry stakeholders, managing agencies, and local communities to understand the implications of management decisions and changes in human activities on the values associated with marine and coastal environments.

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Research Insights

We share insights from our research of aquaculture ecosystem intereactions.

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Acknowledgment of Country
We acknowledge the palawa/pakana and Gadigal/Wangal people, the traditional custodians of the land and sea upon which we live and work, and their enduring cultures and knowledge of our oceans and coasts.

We recognise that decisions and practices affecting the future of Indigenous education and research are vital to the self-determination, wellbeing and livelihood of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and to shaping the Australian society in which we live.
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