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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002  Ceased
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Southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) is considered to offer potential as an aquaculture species.

Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute researchers are working on closing the life cycle under a special Tasmanian Government grant. They have also carried out successful trials at husbanding wild-caught juvenile animals. At April 2002, consideration is being given to allowing a limited commercial capture of puerulus (the stage at which the animals are first recruited to the reef habitat) to be husbanded through to saleable size.

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