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Goal 4: Reducing carp and other pest fish impacts

TARGET: A capacity to deliver improved quality and availability of inland water through reduced impacts and rates of spread of carp and other pest fish species


  • New knowledge on carp and tilapia biology and/or ecological interactions and control options
  • Knowledge of the potential of daughterless platform technology
  • Knowledge on the potential of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) as a biocontrol agent for carp in Australia
  • Improved technologies and cost-effective responses to management of new freshwater fish invasions and reduced rates of spread of existing pests
  • Adaptive management framework for assessing national control options for pest fish
  • New generation biocidal products for controlling invasive fish investigated
  • Integrated pest fish management package


Relevant projects included under other goals