Port Lincoln is located on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. Eyre Peninsula is widely acknowledged as a prime region for aquaculture with pristine water quality, sheltered bays and exceptional water flows. The region mirrors a Mediterranean climate, with coastal temperatures averaging 28˚c during summer, and temperatures of around 15˚c to 18˚c in the cooler months.
The Eyre Peninsula fishing sector are recognised as being world leaders in best fishing practices and standards. All fisheries on the Eyre Peninsula operate under a range of Commonwealth and State laws which prohibit the harvesting or growing of seafood in an unsustainable manner.
Effective, precise management of the wild catch and farmed harvests, and strict adherence to quotas, assures Eyre Peninsula fisheries are highly productive and sustainable, guaranteeing a perfect balance with the natural environment. Eyre Peninsula produces a diverse range of premium wild caught and aquaculture species, including 65% of South Australia’s total seafood catch.