Paradise Fish is an Australian legend that first appeared in a book in the 1980s.
But in this video, a guide explains the history of the fish in an effort to make people understand how the fish has evolved.
The Paradise Fishery was formed in the mid-1980s by the then-president of the Australian Aquaculture Industry Association, Mark Hodge.
“I was working for the industry, and there were all these people wanting to know about the fish and I was just trying to be honest with them,” he said.
“When I said the fish, I thought that they were just going to take a bite out of me, but the fish is very, very different from a typical fish.”
Paradise Fish has since grown to become a global brand and is the subject of several documentaries.
“The fish is a beautiful and unique animal,” Mr Hodge said.
“It is a little bit like the little birds in the garden.
It is so well adapted to life that people will be able to see the beauty in it, and they’ll understand why they love it.”
The Paradise Fish’s story The Paradise fishery is an iconic Australian myth.
It first appeared as a marketing slogan on the back of a newspaper advertisement for the late 1970s.
The ad promised a “gorgeous fish”.
It said “Paradise Fish, you’ll have a very memorable visit to the Paradise.”
In the book The Paradise Fishing Adventure, author Steve Thomas describes the story of how the Paradise Fish first appeared on the commercial market.
Thomas wrote that in the early 1980s, the fish was caught in Tasmania and sold in Australia as the “Parade of the Wild”, with prices ranging from $US10 ($16) to $US50 ($70).
Thomas said the advertisement for “Paradoast” was part of a global marketing campaign for the fish.
It appeared in magazines and newspapers across Australia, and also featured in the book “The Paradise Fishing Story”.
“We were very proud of it,” Mr Thomas said.
“[We thought] that this was a fish that could be used as a commercial product, that it would be something that people would buy, and that it could be a commercial success.”
However, the catch took off in the United States.
In 1980, Mr Hickey and Mr Thomas started the Paradise Fisheries in Tasmania, but it was in Tasmania that the fish became a global symbol of the industry.
“[The] Australian Aquatic Industry Association [AIA] bought it, which was a big deal, because we could have done that for our other fish and we were already selling other fish,” Mr Lewis said.
The advertisement for a “Parades of the wild” was seen around the world.
He said the advertisements were seen around Australia, but he and Mr Hinkle were the first people to put it on the market in the US.
After “Parados” became the global symbol, Mr Lewis and Mr Lewis went on to sell other Australian species, including “Papadopetes”, which are now listed as threatened.
Mr Hodge is not the only one who has seen the commercial success of the Paradise Fishing Adventures.
Papadicurus, a species of parrot native to South Australia, also made its commercial debut in the 1990s.
“It has a reputation as a wonderful catch,” Mr Martin said.
“We had about a dozen people come up and buy it at one point and they all had such a great reaction.
For a while, there was an enormous demand for Papadops.
People just wanted to eat the fish.”
Despite being the symbol of “the Wild” and the name of a national brand, the Paradise fisheries had been a hit with consumers in the first few years, according to Mr Lewis.
However the commercial failure led to a dramatic decline in the number of fish caught.
At the time, Mr Thomas and Mr Martin were not happy with the way the fish had been treated.
They wrote an open letter to the Australian Fisheries Commission (AFFC) and the Government asking for the ban to be lifted.
That letter has since been released to the public, and it was signed by former prime minister Bob Hawke and then-environment minister Alan Kelly.
‘It was not the right time’ In 2009, the Government banned the use of the word “paradises” in the name Paradise.
But it is not just the fish that has changed.
Paradises have also become more closely associated with the world’s oceans.
And Mr Lewis has also seen his fish, the Pacific Papadopo, suffer from a range of diseases.
There are also concerns that the species is being affected by the growing demand for food.
Many Pacific Papads have been spotted in the Pacific Ocean in recent years, and have