2013/734 Western Rocklobster RD&E plan 2014 – 23
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2013/734 Western Rocklobster RD&E plan 2014 – 23


By Ewan Colquhoun




Research, development and extension (RD&E) is well known for contributing to a range of technological advances and expertise that leads to productivity growth, increasing our knowledge bank on our fishery and the important long term sustainability of the Western Rocklobster (WRL) fishery. Funding of RD&E for the development of new technologies and knowledge is a fundamental component of the innovation and adoption processes.


This RD&E Plan will strategically focus efforts on achieving the research priorities and objectives identified. The strategy has been informed by research strengths, opportunities, needs and metrics evident within the WRL industry along the value chain to consumers.