Our Industry

The Australian oyster industry includes 550+ individuals and businesses located mostly in three states, NSW, South Australia and Tasmania. Australian oysters all have unique characteristics depending on where they are grown.

MAIN SPECIES FARMED IN AUSTRALIA

 

Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas) is grown in SA, Tas and NSW.

Pacific

Pacific

Sydney Rock

(Saccostrea glomerata) is grown in NSW, QLD and WA.

Sydney Rock

Angasi

(Ostrea angasi)

grown in small volumes across all states.

 ANGASI

The Milky Oyster (Sacostrea cucullata) and the Blacklip Oyster (Striostria mytiloides) are also found in small volumes.

OTHER

FAQS

WHERE DO I

BUY OYSTERS?

HOW DO I KNOW MY OYSTER IS GOOD QUALITY?

HOW DO I STORE OYSTERS?

WHAT ARE THE NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF OYSTERS?

HOW DO I OPEN AN OYSTER?