Why South Australian Seafood Is the Best

Why South Australian Seafood Is the Best

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[caption id="attachment_10298" align="aligncenter" width="810"] Fisherman holding up a huge southern rock lobster[/caption] The Great Southern Ocean is a fearsome place for a lobster fisherman. Stretching all along the southern coast of South Australia, the waves roll in uninterrupted from the freezing, pristine seas of Antarctica more than 3,000 kilometres to the south. “It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the world,” says Andrew Ferguson, managing director of the lobster fishing business started by his father Robert in 1969. Now with seven family members involved in the business, Ferguson Australia runs eight lobster boats off the South Australian coast. [caption id="attachment_10279" align="aligncenter" width="809"] Crashing waves in the Great Southern Ocean[/caption] Although the Australian continental shelf is relatively shallow at 275 metres deep, waves that were generated in seas up to…
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