Assessment of the Queensland East Coast Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery

Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2004
ISBN 0 6425 5103 0

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About the assessment report

The Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI&F) has submitted a document for assessment under Parts 13 and 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The document An Ecological Assessment of Queensland's East Coast Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in June 2004. The submission was released for a thirty-five-day public comment period that expired on 2 August 2004. No public comments were received.

The submission reports on the East Coast Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery (ECTRLF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents.