Record fish stocking of 6 million
In April 2018, Minister Pulford announced that more than 6 million fish had been stocked over the previous 12 months.
That's 1 million more fish than the Target One Million commitment of 5 million!
Several fish stocking records tumbled in delivering this including:
- Record numbers of Murray cod grown at our Snobs Creek hatchery
- Record numbers of Murray cod stocked overall (grown by us and purchased from other hatcheries)
- Record numbers of golden perch, Australian bass and silver perch released.
The 6 million fish were released into more than 200 waters and consisted of:
The full list of trout and salmon stockings and where they went can be found at https://vfa.vic.gov.au/recreational-fishing/fish-stocking/fish-stocking-reporting/salmonid-fish-releases/salmonid-fish-releases-2017
The full list of native fish stockings is at www.vfa.vic.gov.au/nativestocking2018