Australian Crocodile Industry RD&E Plan 2024-2029
The Australian saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) industry, with its 21 operators in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia, plays a significant role in the...
Published: 19 Sep 2013
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A genetically superior redclaw strain and a centralised hatchery system are set to stimulate the growth of the fledgling redclaw crayfish industry in northern Australia and potentially increase profits by as much as $20,000 per pond-hectare.
The new strain, known as the Tolga, is the culmination of a five-year RIRDC-funded research project run by the redclaw industry in partnership with James Cook University.