Zero system-wide impact from Huon’s Storm Bay farming

Huon Aquaculture is pleased to once again see positive results from the second annual Storm Bay Broadscale Environmental Monitoring Program (BEMP) conducted by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS).

Huon Aquaculture’s CEO, Philip Wiese, said “These results showed healthy sediments, high species diversity and a healthy canopy cover at all reef sites.  The results of this BEMP reinforce the results from the first BEMP issued in July 2021 which confirmed no impact on surrounding habitats in Storm Bay had been detected.”

Read the media release here

Read the BEMP report on the EPA website here

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