Primary Industries and Regions SA’s (PIRSA) Fisheries and Aquaculture division enables the sustainable development of South Australia’s aquatic resources and the balanced growth of our fisheries and aquaculture industries. PIRSA manages South Australia's fish stocks in partnership with industry and the community.
South Australia’s clean marine waters are home to some of the most sought after, premium seafood in the world.
PIRSA’s Fisheries and Aquaculture develops and implements:
- regulatory frameworks
to maximise the social and economic benefits and ensure the long-term sustainability of the state’s aquatic resources.
Learn more about PIRSA’s work with the fisheries and aquaculture:
Scale of success at SA Seafood Industry AwardsThe excellent work of the women and men of the seafood industry - including the state’s best fish and chips - was recognised at the Seafood Industry Awards last night.Read more about Scale of success at SA Seafood Industry Awards
Important notice: 12 August Murray Cod community forum postponedPIRSA wishes to advise that a Murray Cod community forum scheduled for tomorrow night has been postponed.Read more about Important notice: 12 August Murray Cod community forum postponed
Murray Cod forum to be held in Murray BridgeA community forum is being held in Murray Bridge to provide fishers with details on a State Government project investigating building up stocks of Murray Cod in the South Australian section of the River Murray.Read more about Murray Cod forum to be held in Murray Bridge
Port River Mud Cockle Fishery closure to continueThe closure of the Port River Mud Cockle Fishery to commercial and recreational fishing will continue for another year, due to ongoing concerns over the recovery of local stocks.Read more about Port River Mud Cockle Fishery closure to continue
Serious concerns about super trawler near SA watersSerious concerns about the impacts of the super trawler, FV Geelong Star, must be addressed before it commences operating in waters near South Australia.Read more about Serious concerns about super trawler near SA waters
Commercial quotas to increase as future of Pipi looks brightThe state’s commercial Pipi fishery continues to rebound and the commercial quota will be increased from 450 tonnes to 500 tonnes for the upcoming fishing season.Read more about Commercial quotas to increase as future of Pipi looks bright
Recreational fishers hook Murray Cod dataThe next of a series of public fishing events to help gather data on Murray Cod will take place on 13 June.Read more about Recreational fishers hook Murray Cod data
Giant Cuttlefish research rules out causes for declineResearch into Giant Australian Cuttlefish has revealed the iconic species was not adversely affected by habitat loss, metal contaminants or by-catches.Read more about Giant Cuttlefish research rules out causes for decline
Potential new fishery to open market opportunities for SA seafoodThe State Government is enthusiastic that a new process which enables investors to explore the feasibility for new fisheries may unlock new market opportunities for South Australian seafood.Read more about Potential new fishery to open market opportunities for SA seafood
Annual Pipi Fishing closure startsThe annual closure for the taking of Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) starts this week and the public is being encouraged to report people taking the shellfish out of season to FISHWATCH.Read more about Annual Pipi Fishing closure starts
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Minnipa Agricultural Centre Field Day100 year celebration! Minnipa Agricultural Centre will celebrate 100 years at this Annual Field Day. There will be a display of heritage wheat varieties, updates on the Research P...
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- 24 Mar
Riverland poultry owners advised to increase biosecurity surveillanceBiosecurity SA has advised that it has recently confirmed a case of Infectious Larygotracheitis (ILT) in a backyard poultry flock in the Riverland.
- 4 Jan
PIRSA advice for landowners who have injured livestockThe bushfire emergency which has burnt 12,000 hectares across the Adelaide Hills has significantly affected farms and other private land in the area.