Marine Plant Draft Management Plan 2017

​No management plan amendments are currently open for public comment. A summary of changes from past marine plant management plan reviews is available below.​

​2017 Marine Plant Fishery Management Plan Amendments

Public comment closed on these proposals on 3 April 2017.

The Tasmanian marine plant fishery encompasses the taking of cast kelp, other cast seaweeds and introduced marine plant species including Undaria pinnatifidia.

The Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries directed that a formal management plan be developed for the marine plant fishery.

A draft management plan was released for public comment in March 2017. All submissions were be considered in the final preparation of the management plan and addressed in a report to the Minister.

Key Documents


Wild Fisheries Management
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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