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SUCCESS STORIES TOLD BY FISH-X PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

Dog Treats Tip the Scales on Fish Waste

Dog Treats Tip the Scales on Fish Waste

For 16 years Glen was a commercial fisher, based at Mission Beach in Queensland, and he is all too familiar with the challenges of the sector. Among these are large catches of fish that the market just doesn’t want, and the relatively small proportion of each fish...

TomKat Koolpak, Innovation to Improve Seafood Packaging

TomKat Koolpak, Innovation to Improve Seafood Packaging

The Longs are small-scale operators based at Kurrimine Beach on Queensland’s north coast, midway between Townsville and Cairns. Tom line-fishes for some of the highly sought after tropical species the region has to offer – Red Emperor, Goldband Snapper and Rosy...

The Digital Life of Oysters

The Digital Life of Oysters

Ewan McAsh on his farm in the Clyde River, New South Wales. Photo: Signature Oysters Like many oyster farmers, Ewan McAsh faced a contradiction at the very heart of his business. Despite working every day in a peaceful, pristine environment with a slow-growing animal,...

Fillet out the middleman

Fillet out the middleman

Building relationships directly with customers to offer them the freshest possible seafood is the latest enterprise challenge for Serena Zipf of Rocky Point Aquaculture.

Voyage to an electric future

Voyage to an electric future

Dennis Holder is a career fisher, a 31-year veteran of fishing for Blue Swimmer Crab off the South Australian coast. In that time he has owned 11 boats, two of which he built and project managed.

Fish Girl on a Mission

Fish Girl on a Mission

    A Fish-X workshop gave  chef Umar Nguyen a clearer business direction. And this has led to a dynamic new seafood knowledge resource for the chefs of Australia. Umar Nguyen is on a mission to elevate consumer awareness and enthusiasm for the great diversity and...

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