Management of marine debris

At Huon, maintaining the integrity of the marine environment and surrounding areas in which we farm is a major factor in the decision-making across the company, which includes a focus on eliminating marine debris at the source.

We take the responsibility to manage potential and actual marine debris seriously, which is why a number of strategies to mitigate marine debris have been implemented.

Please follow this link to learn more about Huon’s management of marine debris.

 

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Macquarie Harbour fish escape
Increasing Transparency / Published

Macquarie Harbour fish escape

Huon is aware that Petuna has recently reported smolt losses to the EPA, and that there is another as-yet unreported fish escape in Macquarie Harbour. Pene Snashall, Huon’s Communications Manager confirms unequivocally that these fish do not belong to Huon.…

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Increasing Transparency / Published

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Flesh testing results
Increasing Transparency / Published

Flesh testing results

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