Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Eight Mile Creek
150 km north-west of Burketown, between Tully Inlet and Bundella Waterholes.
19 May 1990 (original declaration)
1 July 2010 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries; extended seaward)
Burke Shire Council
Conservation of commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries resources.
Narrow discontinuous fringe of Avicennia along stream banks; extensive unvegetated sand flats occur both within and outside estuary.
Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries; barramundi; blue salmon; grey mackerel; king salmon; queenfish; grunter; mud crabs; catfish.
None presently identified