Barramundi Fun Facts

We’ve spent a lot of time working with barramundi, but they continue to surprise us. Here’s our running list of fun facts about this remarkable fish. How many of these do you know?   Fact 1 Barramundi’s native waters span from Northern Australia up to Southeast Asia and all the way west to the coastal waters of… Continue reading Barramundi Fun Facts

“Hope for the Future” — New York Times

New York Times Calls Australis Barramundi  “Hope for the Future” of Fish “We choose barramundi as a kind of hope for the future. An American company with operations in Vietnam, called Australis, is growing this white-fleshed fish in a way that minimizes escapes, reduces environmental impacts and makes for a better, safer product.” — Paul… Continue reading “Hope for the Future” — New York Times

“Barramundi is Just About Perfect” — Time Magazine

“The answer might be simply to find a better fish, one more suited to farming. This is exactly what Goldman set out to do. He got into aquaculture in the 1980s as a college student and had a tilapia-farming operation for a few years. But while tilapia are more sustainable than many other fish because… Continue reading “Barramundi is Just About Perfect” — Time Magazine

A Fish We Can Finally Farm Without Guilt — The Atlantic

Fish Farming Without Guilt “Our prehistoric ancestors in Southeast Asia had good reason to domesticate the area’s wild sheep instead of tigers. Sheep were docile creatures that preferred to live together in flocks and could convert grass and weeds that humans couldn’t digest into valuable protein. Tigers were solitary and wide-ranging and needed to be… Continue reading A Fish We Can Finally Farm Without Guilt — The Atlantic

“Barramundi: The Next Big Fin?” — Bloomberg

“With Chilean sea bass nearly fished out; chefs across the country looking for the next hot catch, the answer may have arrived from Australia. Barramundi, another kind of sea bass with white flakey meat, recently graced White House tables at a dinner for Australian Prime Minister John Howard. This summer the fish also turned up… Continue reading “Barramundi: The Next Big Fin?” — Bloomberg