Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Hull River

Hull River declared Fish Habitat Area

Hull River declared Fish Habitat Area


Part of Hull River, 13 km south-east of Tully.

Plan number

FHA-046 (PDF, 596.3KB)  


1,498 ha

Management level


Declaration dates

17 November 1983 (original declaration)
20 September 2001 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries)

Local government

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Management features

Conservation of important barramundi habitat and associated wetlands; cooperative management with Traditional Owners.

Habitat values

Extensive stands of mangroves present throughout estuary; saltmarsh.

Fisheries values

Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishing; barramundi; blue salmon; bream; estuary cod; grey mackerel; grunter; mangrove jack; queenfish; school mackerel; whiting; blue-legged king prawns; tiger prawns; mud crabs.

Other values

Adjoining Melaleuca forests.