South Australian Government Gazette

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Garfish Commercial Size Limit Increase

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Garfish Commercial Size Limit Increase

TAKE notice that pursuant to Section 79 of the Fisheries Management Act 2007, it is hereby declared that it shall be unlawful for a person fishing pursuant to a fishery licence of the fisheries listed in Schedule 1 to engage in the class of fishing activities or have possession or control of aquatic resources specified in Schedule 2 during the period specified in Schedule 3.

Schedule 1

    Marine Scalefish Fishery; Restricted Marine Scalefish Fishery, Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery, Lakes and Coorong Fishery, or Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery.

Schedule 2

    The act of taking, possessing or landing Southern Garfish (Hyporhamphus melanochir) in the waters of the State that are less than 25 cm in length when measured from the foremost part of the upper jaw to the end of the tail fin.

Schedule 3

    Between 1200 hours on 1 April 2016 until 1200 hours on 1 April 2017.

Dated 1 April 2016.

S. Sloan, Director,
Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy