With 20+ years hands on experience, Salt Ecology provides expert technical knowledge, and policy and engagement services that span all aspects of marine biosecurity.
Salt Ecology team members Barrie Forrest and Peter Lawless coordinate the Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Partnership.
Salt Ecology’s high-end technical advice is supported by our in-house diving capability and strong links to a network of scientific and commercial divers. We provide a complete service from operational activities such as vessel inspection and pest surveillance, development of surveillance and pest management plans, to comprehensive reporting and analysis. Our track record includes international, national and regional biofouling risk projects and expert witness roles for aquaculture, oil exploration, seabed mining and fishing industries. Key services include:
Risk-based benefit-cost analysis
Biofouling and in-water cleaning guidance
Management support tools
Aquaculture biofouling assessments
Biosecurity management plans
Pathway tool development
In-water and compliance inspections
Pest surveillance and management