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Invasive Asian Paddle Crab found in SA waters

9 September 2019

A male Asian Paddle Crab (Charybdis japonica), which is a threatening invasive species, has been found in South Australian waters by a commercial Blue Swimmer Crab fisher.

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SA oyster industry on the road to recovery

31 January 2019

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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Proactive campaign against oyster virus risk

21 December 2018

Blowtorches and hammers are being used to destroy feral oysters in Adelaide’s Port River this December.

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Stopping the high risk red-eared slider turtle

21 June 2018

They may look like a teenage mutant ninja turtle, but keeping a pet red-eared slider turtle can land you in jail.

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