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Tilapia in Australia - State of Knowledge Forum

Invasive Animals CRC

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 16 May 2012 at 5:00 PM (AEST)

Brisbane, QLD

Tilapia in Australia - State of Knowledge Forum

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The Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority are pleased to invite you to attend a Forum on Tilapia in Australia to be held in Brisbane, Queensland.

The Forum will be held on 15-16 May in Auditorium 1 of the Primary Industries Building 
Conference Centre, 80 Ann St Brisbane CBD. Attendance at this workshop will be limited to 100 persons. There will be no registration fee for the forum.

The forum will focus on the present state of knowledge on Tilapia mariae (spotted tilapia or black mangrove cichlid) and Oreochromis mossambicus (Mozambique tilapia) in Australia and how this can be used to help manage the two species..

15-16 May, Brisbane, Queensland
Tilapia in Australia State of Knowledge Forum  

 PROGRAM

Time

Speaker

Organisation

Talk title

9.00-9.30

Fulton,Wayne/

Bamford, Heleena

IA CRC/

MDBA

Welcome, Introduction and Summary

Biology and impacts

9.30-10.00

van der Waal, Ben

University of Venda,South Africa

Invasive Tilapia mariae and Oreochromis mossambicus in their native range in Africa and impacts of O. niloticus

10.00-10.30

Bradford, Matt

CSIRO

The biology and management of Tilapia mariae as a native and invasive species: a review

10.30-11.00

Morning tea

 

 

11.00-11.30

Russell, John

FisheriesQueensland

The biology, management and control of invasive tilapia populations in northernAustralia— an overview of Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IA CRC) research

11.30-12.00

Ovenden, Jenny

FisheriesQueensland

Invasion genetics of a noxious freshwater fish; baseline data for tracing the passage and source of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)

12.00-12.30

Stewart, Danielle

FisheriesQueensland

Tilapia inQueensland: where are they and where do they threaten?

12.30-1.00

Small, Fiona

FisheriesQueensland

Understanding tilapia dispersal, diurnal movements and habitat usage in northernAustralia

1.00-2.00

Lunch

 

 

2.00-2.30

Norris, Andrew

FisheriesQueensland

Recent tilapia research and monitoring in south-easternQueensland

2.30-3.00

Morgan, David

MurdochUniversity

Tilapia research inWestern Australia

Detection and decision making

3.00-3.30

Ezaz, Tariq

UniversityofCanberra

New eDNA surveillance for multiple high risk invasive fish techniques

3.30-4.00

Kroon, Frederieke

CSIRO

Predicting presence and absence of Tilapia mariae using environmental variables in the Wet Tropics region

4.00-4.30

Afternoon tea

 

 

4.30-5.00

Clunie, Pam

DSE, Victoria

Towards national emergency response arrangements for freshwater fish incursions inAustralia

5.00-5.30

Acevedo, Silvana

DSE, Victoria

Decision support tool for the management of freshwater fish incursions inAustralia

5.30-6.00

Hutchison, Michael

FisheriesQueensland

Using warm water to detect and attract tilapia

DAY 2

 

Problems and solutions worldwide

9.00-9.30

Brooks,Wesley

Rutgers University,New Jersey,USA

Spotted tilapia (Tilapia mariae) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) in theUnited States: invasive status, impacts and control

9.30-10.00

Nandlal, Satya

QueenslandUniversityof Technology

Tilapia in the western Pacific: impacts of an exotic freshwater fish

10.00-10.30

Morning tea

 

 

Containment and control – options and case studies

10-10.30

Martens, Charlie

SunWater

SunWater’s screening of the Mareeba Dimbulah Water Supply Scheme

11.00-11.30

Pearce, Malcolm

FisheriesQueensland

Case study: Eureka Creek tilapia management

11.30-12.00

Hunt, Rob

Townsville City Council

Tilapia in a potable water supply — an overview of potential water quality and operational risks

12.00-12.30

Thuesen, Paul

FisheriesQueensland

Electrofishing control of an invasive tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) population in northern Australia

12.30-1.00

Thresher, Ron

CSIRO

Can sterile males be used to stop the spread of tilapia into the Murray-Darling Basin? Testing the options

1.00-2.00

Lunch

 

 

2.00-2.30

Pearce, Malcolm

FisheriesQueensland

Case study:LakeBarrinetilapia management

Education and extension

2.30-3.00

Hall,Kylie

IA CRC

Overview of the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre Freshwater Program pest fish research extension activities

3.00-3.30

Stewart, Danielle

FisheriesQueensland

Helping the community help us stop pest fish…?

3.30-4.00

Doolan, Debra

NSW DPI

Social research to understand knowledge of and attitude towards tilapia in communities within or nearby to theMurray-DarlingBasin

4.00-4.30

Afternoon tea

 

 

Discussion

4.30-5.00

Fulton,Wayne

IA CRC

Future research requirements


Accommodation options:

At The Sebel King George Square, Cnr Roma and Ann Street, Brisbane, standard room rates are:

Citigate Superior Queen Room $320/night, Sebel Duluxe Room $369, Sebel Corner Room $399

Government rates are: $195 Citigate Superior or $215 Sebel Deluxe.

Reservations can be made by calling +61 7 3222 1104 or  13 15 15 or reservations@tskgsb.mirvac.com and quote “Tilapa Forum”

Rendezvous on Ann; Mercure; Ibis; and Hotel George Williams are other nearby options

Have questions about Tilapia in Australia - State of Knowledge Forum? Contact Invasive Animals CRC

When & Where


80 Ann St
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Australia

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 16 May 2012 at 5:00 PM (AEST)


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