Austral Fisheries is one of Australia’s leading commercial fishing companies, specialising in producing MSC certified Patagonian Toothfish and Mackerel Icefish, as well as wild ocean caught prawns for the world markets.
Austral Fisheries own and operate 10 refrigerated prawn trawlers operating in the Northern Prawn Fishery. In the Southern Ocean and southern Indian Ocean, Austral own and operate three vessels, the Southern Champion, and the longliners, the Austral Leader II and Isla Eden.
Austral Fisheries formerly owned and managed the Austral Leader, which played a key role in the pioneering and development of Australia’s sub-Antarctic fisheries of Macquarie and Heard & McDonald Islands. The Austral Leader was retired from fishing in April 2005.
Austral Fisheries lists Kailis Fisheries Holdings and Pescanova SA as its affiliates; a relationship which combines local knowledge with an international network of expertise. This results in a company committed to quality, both in its products and the delivery of these products to anywhere in the world.