Primary Industries and Regions SA - West Beach

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  • Seed Services Australia
  • PIRSA
  • Fruit Fly Hotline

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South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre


2 Hamra Avenue, West Beach SA 5024

Business Summary
The SAASC is one of the most comprehensive research facilities of its kind in Australia. Culture, holding and research of aquatic organisms (e.g. Algal Aquaculture Production Room and raceways, Fish and Shellfish hatcheries, Aquarium Room, Pool Farm and Controlled Environment rooms) Analysis of samples (e.g. Algae and Biofuels Facility laboratories and Environmental Chemistry Laboratory) Extension facilities available (e.g. lecture theatre, conference rooms, meeting rooms and library). Off-site facilities: South Australian Aquatic Biosecurity Centre (SAABC at Roseworthy Campus). Lincoln Marine Science Centre (located at Boston Bay, Port Lincoln). Aquatic Sciences Mount Gambier. Fleet of research vessels, including 25 metre RV Ngerin. North Arm Store.