Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Coomera

Coomera Creek

Coomera Creek


Part of Southport Broadwater adjacent to Coomera Island, 15 km north/north-west of Southport, Gold Coast.

Plan number

FHA-023 (PDF, 456.3KB)


607 ha

Management level


Declaration dates

19 November 1983 (original declaration)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries and to include adjoining fish habitats)

Local government

Gold Coast City Council

Management features

Wetlands buffer zone from residential development and associated run-off for the Jumpinpin-Broadwater declared FHA.

Habitat values

Avicennia and Rhizophora zones along estuary and tidal creeks, scattered seagrass beds and saltmarsh.

Fisheries values

Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries; bream, estuary cod, flathead, garfish, luderick, mangrove jack, sea mullet, tailor, whiting, banana prawns, eastern king prawns, bay prawns.

Other values

None presently identified.