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Researcher: Bush, FB (Miss Flora Bush)

Fields of Research

Pollution and contamination
Natural resource management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Environmental management
Environment policy

Research Objectives

Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Fisheries - aquaculture
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Environmental policy, legislation and standards

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Biofouling in marine aquaculture: a review of recent research and developments; Biofouling
Managing ecosystem interactions across differing environments: building flexibility and risk assurance into environmental management strategies
Pilot Marine Spatial Assessment Tool: Evaluating options for assessing and balancing marine use change within Tasmanian coastal waters using a spatial assessment tool. Pilot Study South and West of Bruny Island
Statewide Finfish Aquaculture Spatial Planning Exercise: Investigating growth opportunities for finfish aquaculture in Tasmanian coastal waters
Submission to the Legislative Council Government Administration Committee 'A' Inquiry into Fin Fish Farming in Tasmania

Research Projects

Planning for seaweed aquaculture in Tasmania: A preliminary evaluation of biophysical potential and co-location with existing aquaculture
South and West of Bruny Spatial Assessment
Statewide Finfish Farming Spatial Planning Project

Research Candidate Supervision