Huon Aquaculture secures an aquaculture license in WA

Issued 12 October 2018

Today, Huon Aquaculture is pleased to announce they have successfully secured a farming zone off the Houtman Abrolhos Islands in Western Australia, where they plan to farm Yellowtail Kingfish.

Huon Aquaculture CEO Peter Bender said, “We are excited to begin a new chapter as we look towards commercially farming Yellowtail Kingfish. This is the beginning of a positive, and productive relationship between Huon, the local community and government.

Read the full statement here > 

A FAQ document can be found here >

More information can be found here > 

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