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Provenance & History

Wild-caught Skull Island Tiger Prawns (Giant Brown Tiger Prawn Penaeus esculentus) are a giant brown tiger prawn caught by Austral Fisheries in the warm, nutrient rich waters of the Gulf of Carpentaria in Northern Queensland from August to November when the prawns are in abundance and not spawning.


Skull Island itself is an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria where Austral catch the largest tiger prawns in Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery – Skull Island Tiger Prawns.