Company aims to restore Tasmania’s squid fishing industry to its glory days

A Tasmanian woman has partnered with the Commonwealth Government to resurrect the once booming Tasmanian squid industry. Fishermen call them the weeds of the sea because they are the most abundant species in the ocean. But 30 years ago the squid trade was thriving in Tasmania, with annual hauls of up to 8,000 tonnes and strong Japanese interest in the sector. Debbie Wisby runs one of the only remaining Tasmanian squid fishing companies, Aqua Marine, with her husband Glen. Read the rest here 16:02

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