Lead Agency: Dr John Keane, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)

End Date: 31 August 2020

Status: IN PROGRESS

Aims and Objectives:

Liming has been used in North America and Norway as an effective method to remove urchins from extensive large scale barrens and promote algal community recovery and the re-establishment of a healthy biodiverse reef ecosystem. The aim of this preliminary liming project is to determine the effectiveness and feasibility of using quicklime on Centrostephanus in Tasmania, and determine if large scale investment and field trials and application technology are warranted.

Further information will be provided soon.

Featured image: Scott Ling, Institute for Marine and Antarctic StudiesĀ 

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