Blue Harvest

South Coast Mariculture

South Coast Mariculture is a start-up aquaculture company that is currently developing marine leases at Jervis Bay, NSW. The leases are licensed for the production of Australian Blue Mussels, Angassi Oysters, Sydney Rock Oysters, Akova Pearl Oysters, Scallops and Marine Algae.



Jervis Bay has the characteristics that make it highly suitable for shellfish aquaculture. It has excellent water quality and nutrient exchange, is well sheltered from most prevailing weather conditions, has a suitable depth profile and is well serviced by local infrastructure.

The water in the bay is replenished by strong ocean currents every three days and is considered one of the best places in Australia to grow mussels, yielding mussels of extraordinary size and superb meat quality.

South Coast Mariculture is initially focussing on Blue Mussel production with plans to start harvesting the first crop towards the end of 2018.