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Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
The SnapperAlthough actually a bream, the common name 'snapper' was given to this fish by Captain James Cook on his voyage through Australia in 1770.He mistook it for a member of the true snapper family Lutjanidae, a group of fish with which he had become familiar in American waters. Although he mistook the fish, he spelled the name correctly, in S...

Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
The Southern CalamariCalamari is the term applied to a range of both domestic and imported squids, however, the trade refer to the premium squid from the Eyre Peninsula as Southern Calamari- it is truly unique amoungst squids with a flavour and texture like no other.The Southern Calamari are found en mass at the bottom of the Eyre Peninsula, with s...

Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
The Blue MusselBoston Bay as a farming region is like Barossa Valley is wine- mix of perfect growing conditions ans best in class farming producing a consistent, high quality product.Three times the size of Sydney Harbour, Boston Bay is where the desert meets the sea, an area of coastal savannah and spectacular rugged seas.The mussel farming indust...

Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
​The Southern Rock LobsterLobsters are arguably the world's best known seafood, and demand for clean, safe seafood of all kinds is growing worldwide. The Southern Rock Lobster from the Eyre Peninsula is amoungst the best of them all.The Australian Southern Rock Lobster is amid some of the worlds rarest and sought after crustacean. The Southern Rock...

Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
The King George WhitingFound in the inter-tidal sea-grass areas surrounding the South Coast of Australia the King George Whiting is a prolific breeding fish with a short life cycle.Caught mainly via hook and line or small seine netting operations by dedicated lone fisherman. The King George Whiting lives in the semi-sheltered estuaries around Strea...

Get to know our Seafood!

Get to know our Seafood!
​The SardineWith super-foods and healthy eating on the tips of many consumers lips, the Eyre Peninsula's Omega 3 rich sardines are fast becoming a protein of choice on dinner plates across the country.Sardines are a fast growing pelagic species that inhabit the continental shelf region off the Eyre Peninsula- making them relatively accessible to th...

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