Based in the Riverina, New South Wales, we produce premium, pond-grown Murray cod. Our pioneering people have crafted a premium product by improving on nature. We have shaped a future for Australia’s native fish, which has an extraordinary history.
Our name, Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod, is derived from the word “Akuna” – an Australian aboriginal word meaning “the way forward” and “flowing water”. We have used the letter ‘q’, as it provides synergy with aquaculture and represents our dedication to innovation.
We grow high-quality Murray cod in open ponds (or dams) on the Murray-Darling Basin river system – the fish’s native environment. We believe these ideal conditions make our cod the best-tasting on the market; better than fish farmed in indoor, tank-based systems.
With a commercial fishing ban on wild Murray cod, and an increasing appetite for the iconic fish, Aquna has responded by developing a versatile ingredient that gives chefs new and flexible ways of including white-fleshed Murray cod on the menu.
By using a land-based aquaculture model, Aquna has one of the lowest environmental footprints in the industry. On 30 March 2011, Aquna, which trades as Murray Cod Australia Limited, was publicly listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (MCA:ASX).
Our vision is to make sustainably-farmed Murray cod the fine-dining fish of choice in Australasia and around the globe.
Our mission is to produce great-tasting Murray cod, fully traceable from pond to plate, in a way that’s respectful to the environment, our growers, and community.