Assessment of the Tasmanian Scalaris Abalone Fishery

Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, February 2005
ISBN 0 6425 5118 9

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About the assessment report

The Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment (DPIWE) has submitted a document for assessment under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The draft document Application for Declaration as an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999: Export of Scalaris Abalone (Haliotis scalaris) from Tasmanian Waters (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in December 2004. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 8 February 2005. One public comment was received. DPIWE provided a response to the issues raised. No changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment.

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