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.