Schmidtea mediterranea (flatworm)
Draft risk assessment report for the importation of Schmidtea mediterranea (flatworm) for the purpose of research
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, 2013
- Draft risk assessment report for the importation of Schmidtea mediterranea (flatworm) (PDF - 651 KB) | (DOCX - 683.46 KB)
DSEWPaC has received an application and draft environment assessment report under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to include Schmidtea mediterranea (flatworm) on the live import list to allow import for research purposes.
The report has been prepared against the standard terms of reference and assesses the suitability of Schmidtea mediterranea for import into Australia.
Comments were invited on the draft report. It was available for public comment for 40 business dayss. The comment period closed 31 July 2013. All comments received will be provided to the applicant to address in finalising the assessment report. Any relevant information provided will be considered by the department prior to briefing the minister.