You will require this licence if you intend to operate a marine farm. You will be responsible for ensuring that the operations are sustainable and do not have an unacceptable impact on the marine environment.
Species currently commercially farmed in Tasmania include abalone, scallops, mussels, oysters, rock lobsters, seahorses, trout and salmon.
Due to the restrictive nature of this licence, please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for a licence, you must hold a Marine Farm Lease. Other significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Water and Marine Resources
Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (Tasmania)
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