Story: Aquaculture

Big Glory Bay salmon farm

Big Glory Bay salmon farm

The first sea-cage salmon farm was established here in Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island, in 1983. Salmon are raised in large cages suspended in the sea. The cages are connected by a series of floating walkways, allowing easy access for maintenance.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Aquaculture - Salmon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006