Welcome to Australian Silver Perch (AustSilvers). A Member of the Australian Aquatic Biological P/L Group of Companies
A member of the Australian Aquatic Biological P/L Group of Companies:
Australian Aquatic Biological P/L: www.aabio.com.au The parent company, supplies consultancy to the Aquaculture industry and conducts aquatic biological surveys.
RBM Aquaculture: www.rbmaqua.com.au Supplies consultancy plus nets and traps to the aquaculture industry and general public.
Australian Crayfish Project: www.austcray.com Sponsored by AABio the project run entirely by volunteers with a thirst for knowledge on freshwater crayfish. The aim is research and conservation of Australian freshwater crayfish.
Mid West Yabby & Fish Traders: Trading in Yabbies and Fish under a NSW Fisheries Class E licence.
The Proprietor of AustSilvers, Rob McCormack has had over 20 years experience as the owner and manager of a number of yabby and fish farms. Currently, Rob is the Research and Aquaculture Director for Australian Aquatic Biological P/L, an Australian company that conducts aquatic research with a priority on conservation. They also provide aquaculture consultancy to the industry. Rob is a Research Associate with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, USA; Honorary Research Fellow with the Queensland Museum; amateur Taxonomist; Secretary/Treasurer of the NSW Aquaculture Association Inc. and the team leader of the privately funded Australian Crayfish Project, which conducts biological studies of every creek and stream in Australia, collecting and identifying crustaceans. Robert has a passion for freshwater crayfish traveling across Australia to find and photograph them; he has published over 26 scientific papers describing new species or the conservation of species in peer reviewed international journals and is the author of 8 books on aquaculture and freshwater crayfish.
Austsilvers here at Swan Bay NSW is a work in progress, we are 4 years in, to our 10 year development program. The hatchery/purging/packaging facility is nearing completion, the parking areas are in the walls and awnings have been constructed, but still lots of work to do. Hatchery and purging/packaging facility is nearing completion. All …
Mussels reproduce naturally in our ponds and dams. We harvest them over summer when the water is warm by feeling for them with our hands. Mussels bury themselves in the mud with their valves upright to take in and spit out the water they filter. As you run your hand along the dam bottom you …