Fishing Licence (Undaria) - Tasmania


You are required to hold this licence if you intend to collect or transport Undaria. The licence will specify the collection areas, collection methods, times and quantities of Undaria you are permitted to collect.

If you intend to harvest Undaria by diving you must also hold a commercial dive fishing licence which has been endorsed for that species.

Undaria is a marine algae that is considered a marine pest in Tasmanian waters and there is legislation in place to reduce the spread of the pest. It is valued in Japan as a delicacy.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

This fishing licence is subject to the rules of the applicable management plan and any other specified conditions. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





28 February.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Renew Renewal All $775.00

Other resources

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 TAS

Fisheries (Marine Plant) Rules 2017 TAS

Approval time

60 days from the day which your application is received.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

Contact details

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

Contact Officer

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3028
Website: Seaweed Fishery (Opens in new window)