PZJA Out of Session decision (OOS) – Torres Strait Prawn Fishery 2016-2018 Total Allowable Effort limits

26 November 2015

Torres Strait Prawn Fishery – Setting of the 2016-2018 Total Allowable Effort limits


  1. NOTED that the Torres Strait Prawn Management Advisory Committee met in June 2015 and recommended the Total Allowable Effort (TAE) be set at 9 200 days for three years starting in 2016.
  2. NOTED that the TAE of 9 200 nights is consistent with the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009, Torres Strait Prawn Fishery (TSPF) Harvest Strategy and PZJA sustainability reference points.
  3. AGREED to set the TAE in the TSPF at 9 200 nights for the 2016-2018 fishing seasons.

 (the instrument has been registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments)