Application for a permit to collect landed dead Syngnathids from fishing vessels in the Northern Prawn Trawl Fishery for research purposes, NT (E2011-0058)
- E2011-0058 General Permit Application (PDF - 63 KB) | (Word - 109 KB)
- E2011-0058 Supplementary Form C (PDF - 321 KB) | (Word - 489 KB)
- E2011-0058 Attachment — Summary of Crew Member Observer Program (PDF - 106 KB) | (Word - 44 KB)
About the application
The department received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to collect Syngnathids that are landed dead on fishing vessels in the Northern Prawn Trawl Fishery, Northern Territory, for research purposes. As listed in ‘E2011-0058 Supplementary Form C’, several listed marine species under the EPBC Act are known to or may occur in the proposal area.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 257(3) of the Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The comment period closed 21 September 2011.