Assessment of the ecological sustainability of management arrangements
Department of the Environment and Heritage, July 2004
ISBN 0 6425 5019 0
About the assessment report
The Department of Fisheries Western Australian (DFWA) submitted the document Application to Environment Australia on the Shark Bay Snapper Managed Fishery (the submission) to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment and Heritage on 20 December 2002. The submission contains an assessment of the Western Australian Shark Bay Snapper Fishery (SBSF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for Assessing the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries (the 'Guidelines'). The purpose of the DFWA document is to provide for an assessment of the impacts of actions taken under the Shark Bay Snapper Management Plan 1994 (FMP) under parts 13 and 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The submission was released for public comment on Friday 17 January 2003. The public comment period ended on 17 February 2003 with 2 submissions received. No changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment.