Queensland Marine Aquarium Fish Fishery

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens (Inclusion)
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - November 2008


I, ANDREW MCNEE, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Marine Division, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts pursuant to subsection 303DC(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by including in the list the following:

  • Specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act, taken in the Queensland Marine Aquarium Fish Fishery, as defined in the management arrangements in force under the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994 and the Queensland Fisheries Regulations 2008.

with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:

  • The specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully; and
  • The specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved Wildlife Trade Operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.

Dated this 21st day of November 2008


Andrew McNee

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts