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Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Kippa-Ring
South end of Deception Bay, 5 km west/south-west of Redcliffe.
23 January 1969 (original declaration)
24 July 1998 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries)
21 December 2012 (redeclared to improve boundary definition including offshore boundary)
Moreton Bay Regional Council
Protection of estuarine and bay fish habitats in close proximity to urban development; ephemeral seagrass; extensive sand and mud intertidal flats; mangrove communities along southern foreshore of Deception Bay.
Sandy and silty-sand foreshores and shoals; Avicennia-dominated foreshore with some Ceriops; samphire flats and seagrass beds.
Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries; bream; blue salmon; estuary cod; flathead; garfish; jewfish; luderick; mangrove jack; sea mullet; tailor; whiting; mud crabs; sand crabs; banana prawns; eastern king prawns; bay prawns.
Popular recreational area.
Information current as at December 2012.