News and information from the Project
An ear out for crime waves
LAW-enforcement authorities are stepping up the fight against illegal marine activity in the Torres Strait, rolling out new covert technology specifically developed by the CSIRO.
AI collaboration with Microsoft
Digital technologies will be harnessed to tackle global challenges including illegal fishing in Indonesian waters and helping to manage Australian […]
Denise honoured for her work
Denise was recently awarded the honour of being one of only four people nominated for Tasmanian Australian of the Year!
Estimates of fishing gear loss rates
PhD student Kelsey Richardson (along with Chris Wilcox and Denise Hardesty) has completed a literature review and meta-analysis to estimate […]
Monitoring in Niue
Compliance Strategy Implementation and Emerging Technologies Trial. Niue 10-16th September 2019.
High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy
In August 2019, Xavier gave a talk to the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy at a meeting of Asia-Pacific […]
CSIRO at the APEC Oceans and Fisheries Working Group
In August 2019, Chris presented CSIRO’s capacity building, along with technological and analytical innovations to the APEC Oceans and Fisheries […]
News Release: Science tackles illegal fishing
Science is joining the fight against illegal fishing, with CSIRO developing a world first notification system that alerts authorities when […]
ECOS: Science narrows the net on illegal fishing
Brochure: Protecting the world’s fisheries: Identifying offending operators and their vessels
Protecting the world’s fisheries: Identifying offending operators and their vessels June 2017 (PDF 1 MB)
Visualising vessels using Night lights data
NOAA supports an algorithm for identifying vessels from lighting during the night time.
Applying Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) for vessel detection
Investigations of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) techniques for ship detection under the Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) project have been […]