You will require this licence if you conduct commercial fishing in the Torres Strait protected zone. The Protected Zone is the sea area between mainland New Guinea and Australia.
Marine species covered by this permit include:
- Tropical Rock Lobster
- Spanish Mackerel
- Pearl Shell
- Sea Cucumbers
- Fin Fish
- all sub species.
Traditional inhabitants who hold a Traditional Inhabitants Fishing Boat Licence do not require this licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.