Huon Aquaculture permited to explore salmon farming


Huon Aquaculture receives permit to explore oceanic salmon farming off South Bruny Island

THE future of Tasmanian salmon farming looks set to be oceanic.

After the draft salmon industry growth plan was released on Thursday, the State Government has announced that Huon Aquaculture has received an environmental monitoring permit to explore the potential for salmon farming on the east coast of South Bruny Island.

Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said the exploration — including an area more than 6km off the coast of South Bruny Island — reflected the commitment of the growth plan for future...........................

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