Austral Fisheries is one of Australia's leading commercial fishing companies, specialising in producing Patagonian Toothfish, Mackerel Icefish and wild sea caught prawns for the world markets.
Austral Fisheries own and operate 9 refrigerated prawn trawlers operating in the Northern Prawn Fishery and Australia's largest fishing vessel the Southern Champion.
Austral Fisheries owned and managed The Austral Leader, which played a key role in the pioneering and development of Australia's sub Antarctic fisheries of Macquarie, Heard, and McDonald Islands. The Southern Champion has now taken on this role as the Austral Leader was retired from fishing in April 05.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013- The Galician multinational firm Pescanova completed the sale of half of its Australian subsidiary Austral Fisheries to the group Maruha Nichiro Holdings, from Japan.
Andalusia claims Mediterranean trawling fleet stoppage change Spain
The Undersecretary of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of Andalusia has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment to transfer to the month of October the stoppage of the Mediterranean trawling fleet scheduled for April.