The pristine coastline and low level population provides pristine sources of both fresh and sea water.


There are several Aquaculture opportunities present on the Tiwi Islands. An abundant supply of pristine fresh and sea water provides ideal aquaculture conditions.

Suitable species include both sea cage farming and land based farming. These opportunities exist for fish (Barramundi) prawns, clams, oysters, crabs and sea cucumbers.

Aquaculture opportunities:

Sea cage or land based farm/pond for:

  • Fish (Barramundi)
  • Prawns
  • Clams
  • Oysters
  • Crabs
  • Sea cucumbers