Trepang Fishery Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to commercially fish for trepang. Trepang is also known as sea cucumber, and is a marine invertebrate with leathery skin and an elongated body. Trepang are harvested by hand either on foot or by diving, usually on neap tides during the dry season when the water is clearer.

The fishery is restricted to six licences and all are currently allocated.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1400.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Miscellaneous All $210.22

Levy to be paid on application for renewal of the licence. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources


The licence is transferrable.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Fisheries Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.