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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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10055734
Photograph by Greg Lind

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Aquaculture - Salmon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4756/big-glory-bay-salmon-farm (accessed 29 April 2017)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006