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Notice of Shellfish Fishery TACs for the 2022-23 season

Notice of Shellfish Fishery TACs for the 2022-23 season


Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995

Fisheries (Shellfish) Rules 2017

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH FOR THE SHELLFISH FISHERY

 

I, Dr Ian Dutton, General Manager (Marine Resources) in the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania, acting pursuant to a delegation from the Minister for Primary Industries and Water made on 13 July 2022 and acting pursuant to section 20(1) of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (the Act), hereby determine under rule 7 of the Fisheries (Shellfish) Rules 2017 (the Rules):

A.    The total allowable commercial catch of native oysters (molluscan bivalves of the species Ostrea angasi) that may be taken in the period from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 is 25,330 dozen, and this is to be taken from the fishery part defined in the Rules as Georges Bay; and

 

B.     The total allowable commercial catch of Venerupis clams (molluscan bivalves of the genus Venerupis) that may be taken in the period from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 is 840 kilograms, and this is to be taken from the fishery part defined in the Rules as Georges Bay North Clam Zone; and

 

C.    The total allowable commercial catch of Katelysia cockles (molluscan bivalves of the genus Katelysia) that may be taken in the period from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 is 0 kilograms, and this is to be taken from the fishery part defined in the Rules as Ansons Bay Cockle Zone.

 

 

Any expression used in this notice having a particular meaning under the Act or the Rules has the same meaning in this notice.

 

Dated at HOBART this 4 day of August 2022

 

 

DR IAN DUTTON

GENERAL MANAGER - MARINE RESOURCES

 

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(This information does not form part of the notice)

This public notice has the effect of setting the total allowable catches for native oysters, Venerupis clams, and Katelysia cockles for the shellfish fishery from 1 September 2022. This is part of arrangements to control the total amount of native oysters, venus clams, and cockles harvested in the interest of resource sustainability.​