Another first for Huon Aquaculture

In another first for Huon Aquaculture, the biggest hatchery-grown salmon in the southern hemisphere are being transferred to sea.

The salmon will be in excess of 1kg, matching the size of a small proportion of salmon grown on-land by the world’s leading salmon companies based in Norway and the Faroe Islands.

David Mitchell, Huon Aquaculture’s Freshwater General Manager said, “Huon is setting a new benchmark for salmon farming in Tasmania.”

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