Shellfish Culture - A Brief History
Shellfish Culture was set up after a small meeting of oyster farmers in a chicken shed at Lenah Valley, in Southern Tasmania.
Our first Hatchery established at The Gulch, Bicheno on the East Coast of Tasmania.
First spat produced in March, 1980.
First commercial nursery built at Pipeclay Lagoon, Tasmania.
Shellfish Culture became an unlisted public company.
Hatchery achieves 50 million spat sales.
New hatchery and nursery constructed on current site at Pipeclay Lagoon (pictured above).
Successful commercial spawns of Scallops, Mussels and Abalone.
Hatchery achieves 100+ million spat sales.
Commercial spat sales to Singapore, Japan and Vietnam.
Record spat sales achieved in the Company.
SCL integrates with Tasmanian Oyster Co and commences sales of mature oysters to the consumer market.