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.
(Saccostrea glomerata) is grown in NSW, QLD and WA.
grown in small volumes across all states.
The Milky Oyster (Sacostrea cucullata) and the Blacklip Oyster (Striostria mytiloides) are also found in small volumes.