Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Nassau River
175 km north-east of Karumba.
19 May 1990 (original declaration)
1 July 2010 (redeclared)
Carpentaria Shire Council
Department of Primary Industries sampling stations in the Nassau River upstream to Scrutlou and Killarney Creek and into freshwater areas supported the original declaration.
Closed mixed mangrove communities with some closed Avicennia patches; extensive salt pans associated with the estuary.
Conservation of commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries resources; important barramundi recreational fishing destination; important prawn and fish nursery area; barramundi; blue salmon; grey mackerel; queenfish; grunter; mud crabs; catfish.
None presently identified.
Information current as at September 2012.