Spencer Gulf Region
The Spencer Gulf Region is bordered by Yorke Peninsula to the east, Eyre Peninsula to the west and Kangaroo Island to the south. This expansive wedge-shaped gulf is characterised by sheltered waters. With wind driven wave action and depth increasing from north to south.
Spencer Gulf is home to a variety of coastlines from:
- Limestone cliffs and sandy bays of the east
- Sheer granite cliffs and rocky coves of the south
- Long sandy beaches and island chains of the west
- Seagrass meadows, mangroves and the samphire tidal flats of the north.
These diverse marine environments support the production of a variety of Marine Scalefish produce.
Key ports include: Wallaroo, Port Germaine, Port Pirie, Port Augusta, Whyalla, Cowell and Port Lincoln.