Skull Island MSC Tiger Prawns 180g

$12.99 each

THE PRAWN:

Skull Island is an island in Australia’s Northern Territory region and it’s where we catch the biggest tiger prawns in Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery.

Caught, packed and snap frozen at sea from the pristine waters of Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria ensures that the prawn’s eating characteristics remain intactall the way from the ocean to your plate.

Skull Island is part of the Sir Edward Pellew Group of islands in King Ash Bay at the mouth of the McArthur River. The inshore protected waters adjacent to Skull Island provide the ideal habitat for tiger prawns. Large expansive seagrass beds, strong tidal movement and ample food allow juvenile tiger prawns to grow to sizes selected for the Skull Island brand.

SUSTAINABILITY:

Certified ‘sustainable’ by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Skull Island tiger prawns come from the world’s first certified sustainable tropical prawn fishery. They are caught during the months of August to November each year, and only caught during the night to ensure minimal impact on bycatch. The remainder of the year is closed to fishing to ensure juvenile tiger prawns have ample time to grow into adults and reproduce.

Skull Island Tiger Prawns are now also completely carbon neutral, with Austral Fisheries being certified under the Australian Government Carbon Neutral Program.

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