Below is a list of the research currently being commissioned by AFMA.

Project Code Project Title Start / End Date Total Cost

170833

NPF Stock Assessment 2018-2021 – Trevor Hutton CSIRO

September 2018 September 2021

$639,137

190800

SESSF Stock Assessments 2018-2021 – Geoff Tuck CSIRO

February 2020 May 2022

$1,255,242

190803

Monitoring and assessment of the SPF-  Tim Ward SARDI

September 2019 May 2022

$305,000

190805

Updated NPF species distribution data, models and sampling schemes – Judy Upston CSIRO – Variation to existing contract

July 2019  February 2023

$370,665

190807

BSCZSF2020-2022 surveys – Ian Knuckey Fishwell Consulting

August 2019  June 2022

$200,585

190825

FIS, stock assessment, HS and RBC calculation for the TS TRL fishery – Eva Plaganyi CSIRO

May 2019  June 2022

$868,142

190840

Fish Ageing and Length frequency for the SESSF – Simon Robertson Fish Ageing Services Pty Ltd

August 2020  May 2023

$765,485

190841

Monitoring of school shark abundance and rebuilding in the SESSF using close kin mark recapture – Robin Thomson CSIRO

October 2020 January 2025

$296,306

190842

Scoing study for application of CKMR to blue-eye trevalla caught in the SESSF -  Robin Thomson CSIRO

August 2020 September 2021

$37,065

190843

Revision of the assessment model for the Redleg banana prawn in the JBFG – Eva Plaganyi CSIRO

August 2020 August 2021

$87,799

190845

Macquarie Island toothfish stock assessment 2020-21 – Rich Hillary CSIRO

November 2020 April 2022

$135,075

190847

Data management, assessment and implementation of HS for Australia’s Tropical Tuna – Ann Preece CSIRO

August 2020 May 2023

$446,000

200809

SBT Intersessional Science 2021-24 –  Ann Preece CSIRO

July 2021  May 2024

$840,000

190853

Spawning biomass of redbait in the East sub-area of the SPF – Tim Ward University of Adelaide

August 2020 February 2022

$580,840

200823

ISMP Data services 2021 - Paul Burch CSIRO

May 2020 February 2021

$147,680

200802

ETBF size monitoring program – Tuna Australia

July 2020  October 2022

$140,000

200817

Designing a CKMR recapture study for TS Spanish mackerel Ash Williams CSIRO July 2021 June 2022 $92,342
200820 Southern & Harrisson’s dogfish to support upper slope dogfishmanagement strategy Robin Thomson CSIRO July 2021 May 2023 $463,904
200814 TS Finfish fishery: Coral Trout and Spanish Mackerel Biological sampling –Joanne Langstreth DAFQ August 2021 May 2024 $383,420
200804 NPF monitoring interactions with bycatch species using CMO  Gary Fry CSIRO June 2021 December 2023 $149,451
200806 Red endeavour prawn assessment Shijie Zhou CSIRO August 2021 January 2023

$197,971

200807 NPF Integrated Monitoring Program 2021-2024 Rob Kenyon CSIRO July 2021 June 2024 $1,086,697
200811 Analysis of economic data collected in the BSS fishery Kyffin Thompson BDO Services July 2021 May 2022 $20,000
200812 Pink Ling Tier 1 stock assessment  Patrick Cordue ISL Solutions August 2021 January 2022 $55,000
200815 Finfish Spanish mackerel stock assessment Michael O’Neill QDAF August 2021 May 2024 $177,000
200819 Acoustic biomass estimates and monitoring of Cascade Plateau Orange Roughy Simon Boag SETFIA  June 2021 November 2022 $57,019
200803 NPF RAG Assessments 2021-2024 Trevor Hutton CSIRO July 2021 October 2024 $660,062