2014-03 - Rock lobster fishery reopening - Maria Island biotoxin zone, Tasmania

​​​Date of effect: 19 July 2014

The Department of Agriculture has been advised by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment (DPIPWE), Tasmania, that the Maria Island Biotoxin Zone was reopened to rock lobster fishing from 00:01 on Saturday, 19 July 2014.

Rock lobster from the Maria Island Biotoxin Zone, were tested and the results show PST levels are below the regulatory limit.

There are currently no rock lobster fishery closures due to biotoxins in Tasmania.

Detailed information in relation to the reopening can be found at: Toxic Algal Bloom Update and Fishery Closures.

Contact DPIPWE if you have any questions in relation to their notice.

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Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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