You will require this authority if you intend to take fish for the purpose of scientific research. Taking fish includes catching, capturing, trapping, enclosing, gathering, removing, poisoning, stunning, killing or destroying fish by any means or attempting to do so. Please note that separate approval is required for the following:
- taking fish from a state reserve or marine park
- taking fish for genetic or chemical extraction or analysis, as well as handling, delivering, receiving, storing, packaging, purchasing or selling of fish for that purpose.
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 this authority you must:
- submit the prescribed forms
- pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified by Agency.
Application for Authority to Take Fish for Scientific Purposes - Please consult the Contact Officer to obtain a copy of the relevant application form.
Please submit your application with the required fees.
Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia)
Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)
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