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2014-06-02 12:24:12

First Open Ocean-Farmed Fish to Receive Monterey Bay Aquarium's Highest Ranking. TURNERS FALLS, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australis Aquaculture, the world's largest producer of barramundi today announced that Australis' Vietnam farm received a Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program "Best Choice" "green" rating for sustainability. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/93251 Seafood Watch experts conferred their "Best Choice" rating on Australis'...

2013-08-01 23:25:56

Award-winning sustainable seafood company under ‘The Better Fish’ brand, asks everyday people, what makes you “Be Better?” Turners Falls, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Branded the ‘Better Fish’ for its buttery flavor, incredibly high Omega-3 content and award winning sustainable farming methods, Australis Aquaculture’s barramundi has been called by Time Magazine as “the last, best chance for fish to have a future” and fans everywhere are . Now, the world’s largest farmer...

2009-02-28 19:07:57

Australian seafood farmers are pushing for regulations that would force restaurants to identify the source of the fish on their menus. Restaurants and fish and chips shops were exempted from a 2006 law requiring retailers to identify country of origin. Ken Chapman, president of the Australian Barramundi Farmers Association, told the Sydney Morning Herald consumers should know what they are getting. Barramundi is the iconic Australian fish and Australians expect to get Australian fish if they...

2008-10-07 09:00:28

There's a new fish swimming to the top of the list for fish lovers -- barramundi. No, not barracuda. Barramundi. Baa-ra-moon-di. Get used to pronouncing it, because it's quickly becoming America's new favorite white fish. Popularized in the U.S. by Massachusetts-based sustainable aquaculture pioneer, Australis Aquaculture, this sweet and mild fish is a cook's dream and is now widely available in supermarkets and restaurants across the country. Barramundi has a delicate flavor and...

2008-08-01 00:05:16

By Roger Maynard A LANDMARK ruling with the potential to sour relations between two of Australia's most vociferous social groupings - Aborigines and anglers - has awarded control of 7,000km (4,300 miles) of coastto indigenous communities. The decision by theHigh Court in Canberra gives Aborigines exclusive access to tidal waters in north-east Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory. It in effect allows local communities to ban non-indigenous fishermen from recreational angling and...


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2008-10-16 17:43:44

The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is a species of fish that is native to Australia and New Guinea. It is commonly found from northern and eastern Australia through the Torres Strait to New Guinea. It is a salt and freshwater species. This species is also known as the Giant Perch, Giant Seaperch, Asian Seabass, Australian Seabass, White Seabass, and a variety of other names. Its nickname is the Silver Jack. They have large silvery scales, which may become darker, depending on their...

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