Application for a permit to collect landed dead Syngnathids from fishing vessels in the Northern Prawn Trawl Fishery for research purposes, NT (E2011-0058)
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities - September 2011
- E2011-0058 General Permit Application (PDF - 63 KB) | (Word - 109 KB)
- E2011-0058 Supplementary Form C (PDF - 321 KB) | (Word - 489 KB)
- E2011-0058 Attachment — Summary of Crew Member Observer Program (PDF - 106 KB) | (Word - 44 KB)
About the application
The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to collect Syngnathids that are landed dead on fishing vessels in the Northern Prawn Trawl Fishery, Northern Territory, for research purposes. As listed in ‘E2011-0058 Supplementary Form C’, several listed marine species under the EPBC Act are known to or may occur in the proposal area.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 257(3) of the Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 21 September 2011.
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Commonwealth and Territories Section
Environment Assessment Branch
Environment Assessment and Compliance Division
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist in considering comments, you are encouraged to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare