Our Hatchery


The Tasmanian Oyster Co. hatchery, trading as Shellfish Culture Ltd., was founded as a co-operative in 1979 by the early pioneers of the Tasmanian pacific oyster industry.  


In its 30 plus year history, the Company has matured into a confident unlisted public company, with shareholders comprising of a mix of aquaculture producers and private investors.


Our professional hatchery staff are all highly trained and multi-skilled technicians who are dedicated to producing the highest quality shellfish seed in the world.

Products & Sales



Our oysters journey