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OUR OYSTER FISHERIES. THE INSPECTOR'S REPORT.

4 February 1891, The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), page 6

…Australia’s first case of overfishing did not occur in recent times but in the late 1800’s. A fishery for the native mud oyster ( Ostrea angasi ) was alive and well throughout that century, with hundreds of thousands of pounds of oysters removed every year .…