Farm News Blog

Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past

A blast from the past! This photo with Colin’s hand shows some of the very first produced redclaw craylings using the incubator technique from Finland, where eggs are stripped off the females, incubated and hatched in an incubator system.  AquaVerde Redclaw were the...

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Virtual Reality Farm Tour!

Virtual Reality Farm Tour!

Lachlan Holmes of James Cook University (JCU Townville) has put together this really cool Virtual Reality 360-degree tour of our farm. It was made so off campus students could see what a redclaw farm looked like. It is best viewed with a VR headset, but you can still...

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Alarm for spawning tanks installed

Alarm for spawning tanks installed

Finally got the spawning tanks alarm system installed to protect the precious broodstock from equipment failure.  It’s quite a simple system that uses an Arduino Uno to measure the airline and waterpipe pressure.  If air or water fail (i.e. blower or pump fail, pipe...

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Launch of our new website!

Launch of our new website!

After years of procrastination we have finally redeveloped our AquaVerde website! It desperately needed it as it hadn’t been changed since its creation in 2007 and was so out of date! The focus of our website is mainly to give an overview what is happening in the...

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December 2018

Began working with other NQCFA members on the new round of funding for virus research, nursery, tracking and hatchery

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November 2018

Report by James Furst and Clive Jones on the invasiveness of redclaw.  More work needs to be done !!    

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A new Milestone

we produced over 3,000,000 redclaw eggs from our spawning facility in 2017-18. Got to be a world first?

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December 2016

Supplied the first batch of eggs to the Australian Crayfish Hatchery in Townville, which is closely modelled on our hatchery

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