When you are requesting an export permit using the departments Export Documentation System (EXDOC) you will need to include details of your product.
Use our code lists to ensure you are entering the correct:
- product code
- Australian Fish Name.
Product codes are linked to the Australian Harmonised Export Commodity Codes (AHECC) by the Department of Home Affairs, to classify internationally traded goods as they enter and leave the country. AHECCs identify goods that must be accompanied by an export permit before entering the wharf or airport and being cleared for export.
Product descriptions and scientific names listed in these tables are as they appear in:
- printed on export documentation, including Health Certificates (when applicable).
Code lists are subject to periodic change to make sure the product descriptions and scientific names are consistent with the Australian Fish Names Database.
Processors, exporters and EXDOC users are advised of changes via Industry Advice Notices (IANs), please ensure you check the most recent Australian Fish Names IAN for the most current information.
Find details of your product by species group.
Fish product code lists
The following is the list of fish product type, product description and scientific name for Fin-fish as of 14 October 2022.
The following is the list of fish product type, product description and scientific name for Crustaceans as of 14 October 2022.
The following is the list of fish product type, product description and scientific name for Molluscs as of 14 October 2022.
Following is the list of other fish product type, product description and scientific name that are not listed as fish, crustacean or mollusc as of 14 October 2022.
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Addition of product type codes and new cut codes to establishments
If you are the occupier of a registered establishment / holder of an approved arrangement and wish to add a product type of cut and associated cut-code that is consistent with your approved export operations, you can do so by:
- completing an Application for addition of fish cut-codes and product types form
- emailing your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not use this form to request cut-codes or product types associated with operations that the establishment is not currently approved to prepare. To apply for the addition of a new operation (for example, approval to commence freezing or cooking of crustaceans for export) please apply using an EX26b form.
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