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Wild Eels from Tasmania

Tasmania : The ultimate place for wild eels

Tasmania

Tasmania

Located in the South-East of Australia, Tasmania is a land of mild marine climate.
Tasmania is an island state located 240km off the South East shore of mainland Australia. It is between south latitude 40 to 43.5 degrees, and is the right opposite to Hokkaido, with the equator being the center. However, different to Hokkaido, Tasmania is known for its year round mild and calm marine climate condition. The island is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the South West coast, Tasman Sea on the East coast, and the North by Bass Strait separating Tasmania from the mainland. Tasmania has an area of 67,800 square kilometers and is a touch smaller than Hokkaido, representing about 1% of the entire Australia in land mass. The population is approximately 480,000, and is the smallest of all states.Capital city is Hobart.

Conservation and administration of wild resources

Tasmanian Inland Fishery Services controls the conservation of wild resources under the below listed criterias:

Strict and sustainable protocols for the conservation of wild resources and strict administrative measures

Strict and sustainable protocols for the conservation of wild resources and strict administrative measures

  • Working with private companies in the release and relocation of elvers into rivers to ensure wild resources are sustainable for future.
  • Introduction of a licensing program (only 10 licenses issued in Tasmania mainland) to control the catchment of the wild resources while introducing strict penalties to prevent overexploitation and poaching.
  • Regular water tests (waterways in the eel habitat areas are also used for drinking water) to maintain a clean environment.

Assured shipping system

Purging and packing are handled by Highland Pacific Exports Pty Ltd. Highland Pacific Exports has a sales contract with Tasmanian Highland Eels Pty Ltd and Pacificstream International Pty Ltd, which hold 7 commercial fishing licenses altogether. Highland Pacific Exports holds the only government export approved packing facility for eels in Tasmania.

All eels caught by Tasmanian Highland Eels and Pacificstream International are brought into Highland Pacific Exports facility for purging and grading.
Highland Pacific Exports Pty Ltd.
The eels are purged for several days to excrete waste and odor prior to packing and shipped to Japan by air freight.
packing
After clearing customs all of the eels are carried to Ebisen Ltd's live eel holding facility. The eels are again purged using mineral rich underground water from Lake Hamanako to relieve the stress caused during transit. Eels are then shipped to each customer with a certificate of origin.
using mineral rich underground water

Eels are just the thing!

Great taste!! Wild Tasmanian eel are not only suited for Kabayaki and Shirayaki style, but great for Chinese, European, and Western cuisines.

Kabayaki
Kabayaki
Shirayaki
Shirayaki
Deep Fried
Deep Fried
Tomato Stew
Tomato Stew
Butter Sauteed
Butter Sauteed

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