Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Coomera
Part of Southport Broadwater adjacent to Coomera Island, 15 km north/north-west of Southport, Gold Coast.
19 November 1983 (original declaration)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries and to include adjoining fish habitats)
Gold Coast City Council
Wetlands buffer zone from residential development and associated run-off for the Jumpinpin-Broadwater declared FHA.
Avicennia and Rhizophora zones along estuary and tidal creeks, scattered seagrass beds and saltmarsh.
Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries; bream, estuary cod, flathead, garfish, luderick, mangrove jack, sea mullet, tailor, whiting, banana prawns, eastern king prawns, bay prawns.
None presently identified.