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.
Commercial disasters declared for nine West Coast fisheries United Nations
The Commerce Secretariat determined that nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington experienced commercial failures, which will enable fishing communities to seek disaster relief assistance from Congress.
ICES identifies 'substantial' species distribution shifts Denmark
A total of 16 out of 21 species examined by experts of the Workshop on Fish Distribution Shifts in response to a request from the EC have shown changes in their distributions across the northeast Atlantic since 1985, with hake and mackerel shifting the most.