PORT HUENEME, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 21, 2016) - Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: SBOT), the leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH), will present at the VIII Simposio Internacional de Sanidad e Inocuidad Acuícola (VIII International Symposium on Aquaculture Health and Safety) in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, September 22-23, 2016.

The VIII Symposium on Aquaculture Health and Safety is a notable event bringing together a cross-disciplinary group of international representatives to review developments, trends and policy related to commercial aquaculture practices and sustainability in Mexico. The forum is attended by heads of research, government, academics, and business working together to influence and apply aquaculture health and safety standards in the region.

Frank Oakes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc., will speak on sustainable manufacture and biotechnology use of KLH, an important immune-stimulating molecule which is marine-sourced and used in pharmaceutical development.

"Stellar Biotechnologies is honored to join our international colleagues and to have this opportunity to discuss the company's achievements in aquaculture science for sustainable manufacture of KLH protein," said Mr. Oakes. "Ocean conservation is a hallmark of our business and we are especially committed to advancing aquaculture as a means to protect the resources of the Southern California and Baja California coastal regions."

About Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc.
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBOT) is the leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH), an important immune-stimulating protein used in wide-ranging therapeutic and diagnostic markets. KLH is both an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in many new immunotherapies (targeting cancer, immune disorders, Alzheimer's and inflammatory diseases) as well as a finished product for measuring immune status. Stellar Biotechnologies is unique in its proprietary methods, facilities, and KLH technology. We are committed to meeting the growing demand for commercial-scale supplies of GMP grade KLH, ensuring environmentally sound KLH production, and developing KLH-based active immunotherapies.

Visit www.stellarbiotech.com and the KLH knowledge base www.klhsite.org.

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Stellar Biotechnologies Company Contact:
Mark A. McPartland
Vice President of Corporate Development and Communications
Phone: +1 (805) 488-2800 ext. 103