Research Reports 2016

Beckmann, C. L. and Hooper, G. E. (2016). Blue Crab (Portunus armatus) Fishery 2014/15. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 4.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000729-12. SARDI Research Report Series No. 897. 57pp.

Beckmann, C. L. and Hooper, G. E. (2016). Gulf St Vincent Prawn Penaeus (Melicertus) latisulcatus Fishery 2015/16. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 3.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000782-6. SARDI Research Report Series No. 919. 44pp.

Beckmann, C. L. and Hooper, G. E. (2016). Status of the West Coast Prawn Penaeus (Melicertus) latisulcatus Fishery in 2015. Fishery Status Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 2.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000772-8. SARDI Research Report Series No. 906. 33pp.

Bice, C. M., Furst, D., Lamontagne, S., Oliver, R. L., Zampatti, B. P. and Revill, A. (2016), The influence of freshwater discharge on productivity, microbiota community structure and trophic dynamics in the Murray estuary: evidence of freshwater derived trophic subsidy in the sandy sprat (PDF 3.7 MB). Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No. 15/40, Adelaide, South Australia.

Bice, C. M., Gehrig, S. L. and Zampatti, B. P. (2016). Pike Anabranch Fish Intervention Monitoring 2013-2016 (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2013 /000472-3. SARDI Research Report Series No. 926. 50pp.

Bice, C. M., Zampatti, B. P. and Fredberg, F. (2016). Assessment of the biological effectiveness of newly constructed fishways on the Murray Barrages, South Australia: Progress Report 2016 (PDF 1.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000452-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 923. 55pp.

Bice, C. M., Zampatti, B. P. and Fredberg, J. (2016). Assessment of passage efficiency at the Deep Creek vertical-slot fishway (PDF 1.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000453-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 924. 23pp.

Bice, C. M., Zampatti, B. P. and Fredberg, J. (2016). Fish assemblage structure, movement and recruitment in the Coorong and Lower Lakes in 2015/16 (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2011/000186-6. SARDI Research Report Series No. 921. 78pp.

Bice, C. M., Zampatti, B. P. and James, C. (2016). The influence of weir pool raising on main channel hydraulics in the lower River Murray, South Australia, in 2015 (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2015/000381-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 904. 40pp.

Bice, C. M., Zampatti, B. P. and Tonkin, Z. (2016). The influence of weir pool raising in the South Australian lower River Murray on condition and growth of Australian Smelt (Retropinna semoni) (PDF 1.8 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000336-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 907. 37pp.

Burnell, O., Mayfield, S., Ferguson, G. and Carroll, J. (2016). Central Zone Abalone (Haliotis laevigata and H. rubra) Fishery. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.5 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000611-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 927. 93pp.

Dent, J., Mayfield, S. and Carroll, J. (2016). Harvestable biomass of Katelysia spp. in the South Australian commercial Mud Cockle Fishery. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.9 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication Number. F2014/000191-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 898. 29pp.

Earl, J. (2016). Fishery statistics for the South Australian Lakes and Coorong Fishery 2014/15. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 6.0 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2009/000669-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 917. 20pp.

Earl, J., Ward, T.M. and Ye, Q. (2016). Black Bream (Acanthopagrus butcheri) Stock Assessment Report 2014/15. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2008/000810-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 885. 44pp.

Earl, J. and Ye, Q. (2016). Greenback Flounder (Rhombosolea tapirina) Stock Assessment Report 2014/15. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000315-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 889. 40pp.

Ferguson, G., Mayfield, S., Carroll, J. and Hogg, A. (2016). Status of the Southern Zone Blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and Greenlip (H. laevigata) Abalone Fisheries in 2014/15. Report for PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 753.2 KB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2014/000359-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 902. 15pp.

Ferguson, G. J. and Ye, Q. (2016). Influences of drought and high flow on the large-bodied fish assemblage in the Lower Lakes. Report to the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (PDF 964.6 KB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000021-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 888. 28pp.

Fowler, A. J. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences) 2016, The influence of fish movement on regional fishery production and stock structure for South Australia's snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) fishery (PDF 18.3 MB), Adelaide, April.

Fowler, A.J., McGarvey, R., Carroll, J., Feenstra, J.E., Jackson, W.B. and Lloyd, M.T. (2016). Snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) Fishery. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. F2007/000523-4. SARDI Research Report Series No. 930. 82pp.

Fowler, A.J., McGarvey, R., Steer, M.A. and Feenstra, J.E. (2016). Fishery Statistics for the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery: 1983/84 - 2015/16. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 4.4 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000565-11. SARDI Research Report Series No. 935. 48pp.

Gehrig, S. L., Frahn, K. A. and Nicol, J. M. (2016). Monitoring the response of littoral and floodplain vegetation and soil moisture flux to weir pool raising - 2015 (PDF 3.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2015/000390-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 899. 82pp.

Gehrig, S.L., Nicol, J.M., Frahn, K.A., Fredberg J., Marsland, K.B. and Weedon, J.T. (2016). Chowilla Icon Site - Floodplain Vegetation Monitoring 2016 Interim Report (PDF 3.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2010/000279-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 933. 44pp.

Giatas, G. C. and Ye, Q. (2016). Conceptual food-web models for the Coorong: A focus on fishes and the influence of freshwater inflows (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000124-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 892. 77pp.

Goldsworthy, S. D.1, Bailleul, F.1, Mackay, A. I.1 and Holman, D.2 (2016). Assessment of Australian sea lion pup abundance at Olive and Jones Islands: 2015/16. Report to Taronga Zoo, Taronga Field Conservation Grants (PDF 755.0 KB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000551-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 936. 17pp.

Goldsworthy, S. D 1., Bailleul, F1., Shaughnessy, P. D1, 2., Mackay, A. I1., Reinhold, S-L1, Stonnill, M3. and Lashmar, K3. (2016). Monitoring of pinniped populations on Kangaroo Island: 2015/16. Report to the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (PDF 1.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2014/000332-3. SARDI Research Report Series No. 901. 24pp.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J. and Graske, D. (2016). Northern Zone Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Fishery 2014/15. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.8 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000320-10. SARDI Research Report Series No. 912. 90pp.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J. and Graske, D. (2016). Northern Zone Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Fishery Status Report 2015/16. Status Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 583.6 KB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000714-10. SARDI Research Report Series No. 929. 19pp.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J. and Hawthorne, P. (2016). Southern Zone Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Fishery 2014/15. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.4 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000276-10. SARDI Research Report Series No. 911. 99pp.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J. and Hawthorne, P. (2016). Southern Zone Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Fishery Status Report 2015/16. Status Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 781.3 KB). South Australian Re search and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000715-10. SARDI Research Report Series No. 928. 17pp.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., Matthews, J., Feenstra, J., Jones, A. and Toumazos, K. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences) 2016, Informing spatial and temporal management of the South Australian Northern Zone Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) fishery. Final Report to the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (PDF 616.1 KB). Adelaide, March.

Linnane, A., McGarvey, R., McLeay, L., Feenstra, J. and Reilly, D. (2016). Victorian Rock Lobster and Giant Crab Fisheries Status Report - 2014/2015 Season. Fishery Status Report to Fisheries Victoria, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (PDF 3.4 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2012/000434-5. SARDI Research Report Series No. 908. 41pp.

Mackay, A.I. and Goldsworthy, S.D. (2016). Mitigating operational interactions with short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis): application of the South Australian Sardine Fishery industry Code of Practice 2015-16. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.1 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. F2010/000726-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 934. 38pp.

Mackay, A.I., McLeay, L., Tsolos, A. and Boyle, M. (2016). Operational Interactions with Threatened, Endangered or Protected Species in South Australian Managed Fisheries. Data Summary: 2007/08 – 2014/15. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 5.8 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2009/000544-6. SARDI Research Report Series No. 905. 92pp.

Mackay, A.I., Goldsworthy, S.D. and Harrison, S. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences) 2016, Critical knowledge gaps: estimating potential maximum cumulative anthropogenic mortality limits of key marine mammal species to inform management (PDF 7.1 MB). Adelaide, 2016.

Mayfield, S., Carroll, J., Feenstra, J., Steer, M. and Tsolos, A. (2016), 2015 Marine Parks Regional Impact Assessment Statement: Fisheries data requirements, sources and methods - RESTRICTED, Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No. 16/2, Adelaide, South Australia.

McLeay, L. (2016). South Australian Giant Crab (Pseudocarcinus gigas) Fishery Status Report 2014/15. Fishery Status Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.0 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2011/000332-6. SARDI Research Report Series No. 895. 16pp.

Nayar, S., Bott, K., Du, Z., Braley, M. and Hoare, S. (2016). Growth performance of marine microalgae Nannochloropsis salina and Nannochloropsis oceanica (CS-702) in outdoor raceways - RESTRICTED. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000422-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 922. 179pp.

Nicol, J.M. (2016). An assessment of Ramsar criteria and Limits of Acceptable Change for aquatic and littoral vegetation in the Coorong and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert Ramsar Wetland (PDF 1.4 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000262-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 910. 63pp.

Nicol, J.M., Frahn, K.A., Gehrig, S.L. and Marsland, K.B. (2016). Lower Lakes Vegetation Condition Monitoring - 2015-16 (PDF 1.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2009/000370-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 913. 89pp.

Nicol, J.M., Gehrig, S.L. and Frahn, K.A. (2016). Establishment success and benefits to the aquatic plant community of planting Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani around the shorelines of lakes Alexandrina and Albert 2013 - 2016 (PDF 1.5 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2013/000414-4. SARDI Research Report Series No. 896. 51pp.

Rogers, P. J. (2016). A pilot study to assess the potential of using acoustic technologies to reduce white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) interactions in diver-based commercial fisheries - RESTRICTED. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000045-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 887. 13pp.

Rogers PJ, Drew M, Bailleul F and Goldsworthy SD (2016). Offshore survey of the biodiversity, distributions and habitat use of pelagic sharks in the Great Australian Bight. GABRP Research Report Number 7, Great Australian Bight Research Program, August 2016, 77pp.

Rogers, P.J. and Huveneers, C. (2016). Residency and photographic identification of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias in the Neptune Islands Group Marine Park between 2013 and 2015. Report to Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (PDF 4.6 MB) South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2015/000825-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 893. 109pp.

Steer, M.A., Matthews, D. J. and Gaylard, S. (2016). Giant Australian Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) surveys 1998 - 2015 (PDF 1.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2015/000771-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 886. 18pp.

Steer, M.A., McGarvey, R., Carroll, J., Jackson, W. B., Lloyd, M. T. and Feenstra, J. E. (2016). Southern Garfish (Hyporhamphus melanochir) Fishery. Fishery Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 1.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000720-4. SARDI Research Report Series No. 891. 75pp.

Steer, M.A. and Tsolos, A. (2016). South Australian Charter Boat Fishery 2014/15. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 2.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000847-4. SARDI Research Report Series No. 932. 40pp.

Stobart. B and Mayfield, S. (2016). Status of the Western Zone Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra) Fishery in 2015. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 3.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2014/000361-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 918. 23pp.

Stobart. B. and Mayfield, S. (2016). Assessment of the Western Zone Greenlip Abalone (Haliotis laevigata) Fishery in 2015. Fishery Stock Assessment Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 6.0 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2014/000373-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 920. 67pp.

Stone, D.A.J., D'Antignana, T.D. and Bansemer, M.S. (2016). Final Report. Refining Yellowtail Kingfish feeds and feed management (PDF 3.1 MB). Prepared by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. AS-CRC Pro ject No. 2013/730. 144pp.

Tanner, J.E., and Theil, M.J. (2016). Seagrass biodiversity surveys in Yankalilla Bay. Final report prepared for the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board (PDF 1.8 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000099-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 890. 33pp.

Tanner, J.E., and Theil, M.J. (2016). Adelaide Seagrass Rehabilitation Project: 2014-2016. Final report prepared for the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board (PDF 2.6 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2009/000210-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 914. 43pp.

Thwaites, L. and Cheshire, D. (2016). A pilot trial to evaluate novel carp monitoring techniques at wetland carp exclusion screens. A technical report to the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (PDF 2.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000323-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 903. 24pp.

Thwaites, L.1, Fredberg, J.1 and Ryan, S.2 (2016). Understanding and managing Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) in the Glenelg River, Victoria, Australia. Final report to the Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority (PDF 2.0 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2012/000122-4. SARDI Research Report Series No. 915. 53pp.

Ward, T. M. and Grammer, G. L. (2016). Commonwealth Small Pelagic Fishery: Fishery Assessment Report 2015. Report to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (PDF 4.1 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2010/000270-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 900. 111pp.

Ward, T.M., Ivey, A.R. and Carroll, J.D. (2016). Spawning biomass of Sardine, Sardinops sagax, in waters off South Australia in 2016. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture (PDF 2.2 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2007/000566-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 931. 31pp.

Wiltshire, K.H. and Tanner, J.E (2016). Re-assessment of sites potentially impacted by dredging in Outer Harbor, Port Adelaide: dredge spoil dump site and seagrass adjacent to dredged channel - RESTRICTED. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000542-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 937. 12pp.

Wilson, P.J., Fredberg, J. and Zampatti, B.P. (2016). Chowilla Icon Site Fish Assemblage Condition Monitoring 2015 (PDF 1.7 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2008/000907-7. SARDI Research Report Series No. 925. 58pp.

Ye, Q., Bice, C. M., Bucater, L., Ferguson, G. J., Giatas, G. C., Wedderburn S. D. and Zampatti, B. P. (2016). Fish monitoring synthesis: Understanding responses to drought and high flows in the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (PDF 1.4 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2016/000348-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 909. 39pp.

Ye, Q.1, Giatas, G.1, Aldridge, K.2, Busch, B.3, Gibbs, M.2, 4, Hipsey, M.3, Lorenz, Z.5, Oliver, R.5, Shiel, R.2, 6 and Zampatti, B.1 (2016). Long-Term Intervention Monitoring for the Ecological Responses to Commonwealth Environmental Water Delivered to the Lower Murray River Selected Area in 2014/15. A report prepared for the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (PDF 5.1 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute, Aquatic Sciences.

Ye, Q.1, Livore, J.1, Aldridge, K.2, Giatas, G.1, Hipsey, M.4, Joehnk, K.3, Nicol, J .1, Wilson, P.1, Zampatti, B.1 (2016). Monitoring ecological response to Commonwealth environmental water delivered to the Lower Murray River in 2013-14. Final Report prepared for the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (PDF 4.1 MB). South Australian Research and Development Institute.

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