Giant Clam Aquaculture Venture, Nhulunbuy NT - Application 2012

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Environmental assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Arafura Aquatic Fish, 2012

Application on ecological sustainability

About the application

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities received an application, "Giant clam aquaculture venture, Nhulunbuy NT" from Arafura Aquatic Fish Pty Ltd in February 2013. The application will be used to assess the operation for the purposes of Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). Consideration will be given to:

  • declaring the export of Tridacna squamosa and Tridacna crocea by Arafura Aquatic Fish Pty Ltd as an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act.

In accordance with the provisions of sections 303FR of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.

Download the application

The call for public comments is open from 27 March 2013 until 30 April 2013.

Please submit your comments to;

The Director
Sustainable Fisheries Section
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Submissions may also be sent by fax to (02) 6275 9374, or email to sustainablefisheries@environment.gov.au

Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with a particular interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, would you please discuss the matter with the Director of the Sustainable Fisheries Section (02) 6274 1917.