Fishing and acquaculture

This page and the ‘child pages’  are to provide members with information regarding fishing and acquaculture, such as planning applications, submissions and any potential developments that may affect residents and the Port area. Any rules relating to fishing or acquaculture are intended as general guidance only. Please ensure that you confirm the legal position before acting.

The Minister for Primary Industries has announced a closure of the Southern Scallop Fishery (SCA 7) and Port Underwood for the 2017-2018 season to both recreational and commercial scallop fishing to protect remaining scallop beds and prevent further declines in scallop abundance. Further information can be found at :



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