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MISA Showcases SA Aquaculture

MISA Aquaculture Conference StandMarine Innovation SA (MISA) showcased the collaborative work of its partners - SARDI Aquatic Sciences, Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, SA Museum and PIRSA Aquaculture as well as the Australian Fisheries Academy (AFA) - at the 2008 Australasian Aquaculture Conference at the Brisbane Convention Centre in August. 

Around 1000 national and international delegates visited the MISA stand to learn more about South Australia's capabilities in aquaculture research, education and technology transfer at the three-day event themed Innovation in a Global Market.  

Films covering aquaculture in South Australia, the farm tuna industry in Port Lincoln and associated research, and a film on MISA’s role in supporting the sustainable development of the fisheries and aquaculture industries in South Australia, were screened throughout the conference.


SARDI and MISA staff at the 2008 Aquaculture Conference

Those manning the MISA stand included (front left to right): - Rachel Lawrie (AFA) Heather Riddell (MISA/SARDI) Jane Ham (SARDI Aquatics) Sam Davies (Flinders University)
Middle row: Ruth Tebbutt (PIRSA Aquaculture) Stephen Madigan (MISA) James Harris (Flinders University) Skye Woodcock and Kate Hutson (Adelaide University)
Back row: Lambertus Deluca-Lopez (PIRSA Aquaculture) Bennan Chen (SARDI Aquatics) Trent D’Antignana (Flinders University / Lincoln Marine Science Centre) Peter Lauer (PIRSA Aquaculture)