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Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Myora-Amity Banks
Myora and Amity Banks, north-west side of North Stradbroke Island
23 January 1969 (original declaration of Myora Reserve)
14 May 1992 (original declaration of Myora Extension)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries and to combine Myora and Myora Extension FHAs)
Redland City Council
Management of fish hauling grounds and local commercial oyster areas; intertidal seagrass; protection of wetland habitats to assist the ongoing productivity of the marine environment and viability of commercial and recreational fishing industries; important penaeid prawn nursery area; designated mooring area.
Shoreline dominated by fringing Avicennia with patches of Rhizophora; extensive seagrass beds including Zostera, Halophila and Syringodium; intertidal shoals; foreshore flats; freshwater habitats.
Bream; flathead; cobia; snapper; garfish; spotted and school mackerel; sea mullet; tailor; whiting; banana, eastern king and bay prawns; mud crabs; sand crabs; oysters.
Capembah Creek provides a constant direct freshwater input to the mangrove community.
Research, education, management and long-term maintenance of a biological sampling and educational site near Brisbane; minor area of coral; important dugong and turtle habitat.
Information current as at September 2012.