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    Sustainable Aquaculture Laboratory – Temperate and Tropical (SALTT), School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

  1. 21 April 2021 - Science Matters

    The secret lives of farmed fish

    Monitoring farmed fish using tags can provide important information, but it can also create welfare issues, finds a study including the University of Melbourne.

  2. 1 December 2020 - Science Matters

    Genomics, gene-editing and the Blue Revolution

    University of Melbourne research finds genomics and gene editing is giving aquaculture a more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish.

  3. 18 October 2017 - Science Matters

    Helping fish fight their own battles

    University of Melbourne researchers have discovered what behaviours fish use to naturally avoid parasites, which will help develop healthier fish farms.

  4. 17 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Farmed salmon are deaf – and now we know why

    University of Melbourne scientists have discovered why farmed salmon are three times more likely to be deaf; raising concerns over animal welfare in aquaculture

  5. 28 April 2016 - Science Matters

    Farmed salmon hard of hearing

    Half of the world's farmed Atlantic salmon suffer from earbone deformities and associated hearing loss, according to new research.

  6. 6 January 2016 - Science Matters

    Meet Australia’s newest freshwater fish

    Take a look at 20 of Australia's newest freshwater fish, discovered in the remote Kimberley region by University of Melbourne researchers.

  7. 6 January 2016 - Science Matters

    Discovered: A treasure trove of new fish

    Researchers have discovered 20 new species of freshwater fish in Australia's remote Kimberley region - and had to fend off an angry crocodile in the process