Most farmed prawns are fed wild-harvest fishmeal, contributing to strain on global fish stocks. Our scientists have created a plant-based solution that also makes the prawns healthier and grow on average 20–30 per cent faster.
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By Rik Buckworth, Principal Research Scientist and Greg Coman, Aquaculture Scientist Australians are set to munch through half a billion prawns this Christmas. But where do all those prawns come from? And can we feel good as we throw another one on the barbie? About half of the prawns eaten in Australia come from overseas. More
If you plan on tucking in to a tasty seafood cocktail this Christmas, you’ll be pleased to hear this. Our Aussie prawns from northern Australia have officially been recognised as a sustainable source of seafood – great news for World Fisheries Day. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) – a globally renowned body that certifies sustainable
Garlic prawns, paella, tandoori prawns, jambalaya, or a fabulously 70s prawn cocktail — however you like to eat prawns, we’ve got good news for you. Our scientists have created a prawn feed additive that doesn’t rely on fish products, making prawn farming even more sustainable. Prawns also grow 30% faster eating the Novacq™ prawn feed