General fisheries permit (brood / culture stock) - Queensland


You will need this permit to collect broodstock or culture stock from the wild. Broodstock must be used for breeding fisheries resources, and culture stock must be used for aquaculture purposes.

You will need this permit if you are conducting the following activities:

  • collecting regulated species (under minimum or above maximum size limits, or in excess of possession limits)
  • collecting during closed seasons or in closed waters
  • using fishing gear not permitted for recreational fishing.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The applicant must hold an aquaculture authority for the species that is proposed to be collected.


A maximum of 5 years


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You cannot transfer this permit.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Fisheries Queensland

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