Fremantle Hatchery

By Tony Bart We (Challenger Institute of Technology) have been culturing Silver Perch ( Bidyanus bidyanus ) at our Fremantle campus for several years now as  part of the Certificate and Diploma of Aquaculture training.  Although Challenger’s marine hatchery is operated by its research arm, the Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) and has (more…)

NSW Aquaculture Industry Directory 2013


The NSW Aquaculture Industry Directory has been produced by Fisheries NSW to showcase the diversity of farmed seafood and ornamental fish available from New South Wales. This directory is not inclusive of all producers in NSW. Due to privacy legislation, this directory only identifies those businesses that have nominated to be listed. The directory enables (more…)

Seafood Sellers and Exporters are Looking for Yabby Suppliers

We have received an email from a seafood supplier which is looking for A grade supplies of our fantastic farmed Yabbies.  If you are member and a yabby farmer, please log in to read the details. [private]Dear Yabby suppliers. Our company, Michael Canals Seafoods pty ltd which trades as CQ Foods is contacting suppliers around (more…)

NSW Oyster Conference Tradeshow 2013

This is an event organised by Fisheries NSW with the support of NSW Farmers Association, Oysters Australia and the NSW Food Authority to bring the industry together and focus on issues of mutual interest When: 31 st July and 1 st August 2013 Where: Soldiers Point Bowling Club, Port Stephens What: Conference, Tradeshow and Social (more…)

Solutions for Sustainable Growth

Protective Cropping Australia is hosting their 12th biennial conference in Melbourne from the 28th to the 31st of July this year (2013) with a focus on sustainable growth and integrated systems. Some of the speakers will be Dr. Nick Savidov and myself presenting on options for integrating aquaculture systems with possibly Dr. Wilson Lennard. The (more…)