Gone Fishing: Why did Albany's fishponds fail?

Tue 18 May 2021


Museum of the Great Southern

In the 1870s, an aquaculture industry was proposed for WA, and Albany was to be the spawning base. The Fishponds off Festing Street was the chosen site, but what happened to the new industry? Find out why it failed and what happened to the ponds that still exist in the town.
Presented by Malcolm Traill, Honorary Research Associate, WA Museum.