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Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995
Fisheries (Scalefish) Rules 2015, Rule 11(1)(c)
DATES OF CLOSED PART OF THE SCALEFISH FISHERY
Pursuant to the powers under the Fisheries (Scalefish) Rules 2015 ("the Rules") that were delegated to the Director (Marine Resources) on 27 November 2015 by the Minister acting pursuant to section 20(1) of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 ("the Act"), I hereby determine that the part of the scalefish fishery in the “north-west area” and the “central-north area” that comprises of the activities of:
is closed from 6 October 2017 to 22 October 2017 (inclusive),
“north-west area” is defined to mean the area of State waters adjacent to the western north coast of Tasmania:
“central-north area” is defined to mean the area of State waters adjacent to the eastern north coast of Tasmania:
Any expression used in this public notice having a particular meaning under the Act or the Rules has the same meaning in this public notice as it has in the Act or the Rules.
DIRECTOR (MARINE RESOURCES)
Dated: 2 August 2017
The squid fishery — including calamari and Gould’s squid — in two areas along the north coast will be subject to a spawning closure from 6 October 2017 to 22 October 2017 (inclusive). It is prohibited to take and possess squid in these areas during the closure. Transiting the areas in possession of squid taken outside the area is not permitted (with some minor exceptions). The closure applies to both recreational and commercial fishers. See more details at the DPIPWE website (www.fishing.tas.gov.au). Please contact the Wild Fisheries Management Branch on (03) 6165 3044 if you require further information.