sustainable tuna Australia

Keeping tuna sustainable

Southern bluefin tuna numbers are taking a turn for the better, with the fishery meeting sustainable fishing standards. Australia’s valuable southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishery operates out of Port Lincoln in South Australia and along Australia’s east coast….

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Talking tuna with Cathal Farrell of Upscale Seafoods

Cathell Farrell owns and runs Upscale Seafood, a marketing and logistics company servicing the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery. In this profile, Cathell discusses the impacts of COVID, the benefits of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, and why poke bowls are his favourite way to eat tuna.

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Recipe: Tuna kofta with BBQ grapes and sour garlic sauce by Josh Niland

“Kofta are traditionally made with ground meat, onion and spices but I urge you to try them with minced tuna. They are so good! I suggest a few dips and a tabbouleh that I like to serve them…

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Meet a member: Kate Lamason of Little Tuna

Tuna Australia member Kate Lamason recently won a silver trophy in the 2021 AusMumpreneurs Awards for her successful Cairns-based business Little Tuna. We spoke with Kate about the award win, Michelle Bridges’ love of Little Tuna, and future plans for her thriving business.

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Follow the fish: Tracing tuna from the boat to shop in MSC webinar

How big are tuna, how are they caught, and are they delicious? Tuna Australia Program Manager Phil Ravanello responded to these questions and more in a Marine Stewardship Council webinar held during National Science Week 2021 for school students.

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Talking seafood and sustainability with Grant Logue of Harley & John’s Seafood

Posted in: Harley & John’s Seafood has been serving the Wollongong community since 1988. Grant Logue has been the owner for the past 12 years. In November 2020, Harley & Johns became the first independent…

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‘Tell a stronger story’: Tuna Australia launches new website

  Posted in: Tuna Australia has launched its refreshed website, providing a dynamic, new digital space to better engage with members, consumers, partners and the media. The revamped website will help Tuna Australia to continue…

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‘Ready to go’: Klokan Fishing’s new tuna longliner hits the water

When blessing a new boat, it’s considered bad luck if the bottle of champagne doesn’t break. As luck would have it, when 16-year-old Mira Skoljarev swung the bottle hard at the Mira Š tuna longliner named after her,…

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Marine Stewardship Council funds research into bait alternatives to drive progress in sustainable fishing

$90,000 awarded to Tuna Australia to investigate alternative bait use in Australian tuna fishery Tuna Australia, the industry body for commercial tuna longline fishing, is the first Australian recipient of grant funding from the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC)…

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‘Vote with your fork’: Choose wild-caught tuna with the blue fish tick

This World Tuna Day (2 May), Tuna Australia is calling on all Australians to ‘vote with their forks’ for sustainable seafood. “We encourage all consumers to choose tuna and swordfish labelled with a Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification,…

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New export hub to help Ulladulla Fishermen’s Co-op grow sales

Tuna Australia, the industry body for tuna longline fishing, has welcomed the creation of the Shoalhaven Export Hub. “This is an excellent initiative that will support export businesses on the NSW south coast, like Tuna Australia member Ulladulla…

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Recipe: MSC yellowfin tuna with wonton crackers

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