Application for a permit to take Black bellied storm petrels (Fregetta tropica) for the purpose of tagging and collecting biological samples, offshore South east Queensland in Commonwealth marine areas
About the application
The Department of the Environment 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 take Black bellied storm petrels (Fregetta tropica) for the purpose of tagging and collecting biological samples, offshore South east Queensland in Commonwealth marine areas The Black bellied storm petrel (Fregetta tropica) is a listed marine species under the EPBC Act.
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 EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 28 February 2014.
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Queensland and Sea Dumping Section
Queensland and Sea Dumping Assessment Branch
Environment Assessment and Compliance Division
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: EPBC.email@example.com
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