fisheries is focussed on quality – their environmental
management, catching and processing operations exceed
Abacus crab is produced by Abacus Fisheries, an integrated
fishing company involved in the catching, processing
and marketing of premium seafood. Located in the World
Heritage listed Shark Bay, Western Australia, Abacus
has undertaken to develop a fishing, processing and
marketing business which operates to worlds best practice
in every aspect of their marine and land based activities.
Located in Shark Bay, 1,000km north of the Western
Australian capital, Perth, Abacus is owned and operated
by the Jecks family, long term residents and staunch
Abacus fisheries have long been regarded by discerning
buyers in both the domestic Australian and export markets
of Europe, Japan and the USA, for the consistently high
quality of the seafood they produce.
To Abacus Fisheries, quality is everything!
The Abacus Blue Swimmer Crab from Shark Bay in North
West, Western Australia carries a number of unique culinary
and commercial features.
Harvested from the pristine environment of Shark Bay,
an area recognized for the unique quality of the seafood
it produces, the Blue Swimmer Crab from this region
is characterized as having a sweet clean flavor and
firm texture .
A tightly controlled fishing environment, Shark Bay
fishermen are respected globally for their environmental
Abacus Fisheries utilize fishing practices which exceed
prescribed levels of sustainable fishing.
Harvested live daily, the crabs are returned immediately
to the port of Carnarvon, where they are immediately
sedated prior to being cooked, graded, individually
packed and blast frozen at the Abacus factory.
The Abacus facility is the largest, most technologically
advanced, purpose built, crab processing facility in
Australia and is geared to one thing, - producing a
culinary superior crab.
The integrity of the crab is maintained through careful
handling and vigilant quality control. Crabs are packed
whole, individually wrapped and frozen - a form which
further protects the integrity of the flesh through
storage and transport.