Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News - Fishing

Illegal net use sees commercial fisher fined

16 August 2017

A commercial marine scale fisher detected fishing with a net exceeding the lawful specifications has been handed a hefty penalty.

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New Ceduna patrol vessel launched

4 August 2017

A purpose-built Fisheries Patrol Vessel (FPV) is joining the Primary Industries and Regions SA Fisheries and Aquaculture fleet, and fittingly the vessel has been named by the local community.

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New Yorketown patrol vessel launched

24 July 2017

A purpose-built Fisheries Patrol Vessel (FPV) is joining the Primary Industries and Regions SA Fisheries and Aquaculture fleet, and fittingly the vessel has been named by the local community.

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Temporary fishing closure for Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef

11 July 2017

The Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef will officially open to recreational fishers later next month, following a month long closure to allow the newly constructed reef time to stabilise and settle.

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Port River Vongole closure to continue

30 June 2017

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is extending the Port River Vongole (Mud Cockle) fishing zone closure for another year in response to continuing concerns about the sustainability of stocks.

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Yorke Peninsula reef work underway

28 June 2017

Sixty custom-made reef structures and more than 800 tonnes of locally sourced limestone is being deployed off the coast of Ardrossan, as part of the Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef project.

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Fisheries expert leads innovative approach to community support for seafood

23 June 2017

International fisheries expert, Joshua Stoll, has spent the past week meeting with South Australian fishing industry representatives to exchange ideas on generating community support for local commercial fisheries.

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Opportunities created for aquaculture growth on the Yorke Peninsula

22 June 2017

The Yorke Peninsula region is set to get an economic boost with the development of new aquaculture opportunities, following a review of aquaculture zoning in the region.

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Strong compliance of recreational fishing rules

21 June 2017

Recreational fishers are being commended for their high levels of compliance with the new recreational fishing rules introduced by the State Government more than 6 months ago.

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Construction of shellfish reef underway

5 June 2017

Construction of the trial four-hectare shellfish reef will begin this week, with the construction vessel due to arrive off the coast near Rouges Point on 7 June.

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