Tuna Australia engages in research projects to improve and strengthen industry practices and processes.
Project outcomes lead to new market opportunities and improvements in how we catch fish and manage wildlife interactions, adding significant value to the fishery and producers.
Since 2019, Tuna Australia has been working with tuna processors to collect individual fish size data for tuna and billfish species in the Eastern and Western Tuna and Billfish Fisheries.View Details
Funded by the MSC Ocean Stewardship Fund, the project will investigate sustainable and alternative bait sources for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery.View Details
The project, funded by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, explores new and improved wildlife mitigation technologies that enhance crew safety.View Details
A project to gain Marine Stewardship Council certification of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery.View Details
An 18-month project exploring opportunities for tuna producers to better harness the Australian market and leverage strong global demand for seafood.View Details
An 18-month research project that trialled the use of GPS beacons and satellite data on longline tuna boats to manage gear drift around Australia Marine Parks.View Details