Jack mackerel school of fish

Australian BFIA


Australia has undertaken a Bottom Fishing Impact Assessment to determine whether bottom fishing activiities would have a significant adverse impact on vulnerable marine ecosystems. The assessment will be available for public comment. for 30 days from 24 August 2011.

The Assessment is avaibable at the Benthic Impact Assessment page on this site.

Comments should be sent to:

Executive Secretary
Interim Secretariat
PO Box 3797 Wellington

or email to [email protected]