Comment open: draft Tropical Rock Lobster Strategic Assessment Report

The public comment period for the Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery strategic assessment has now closed. You can view a copy of the draft Strategic Assessment Report Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery here.

The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) in accordance with provisions of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC ACT) has released a draft Strategic Assessment Report for the Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery.

The draft Strategic Assessment Report describes the current status of the fishery and provides information on the proposed management arrangements under the draft Torres Strait Fishery (Quotas for Tropical Rock Lobster (Kaiar)) Management Plan 2016 (the Plan).

The draft Plan sets out a quota management system for the Kaiar Fishery.

You can review a copy of the draft draft Plan and associated documents on the pzja website.