Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Pimpama
Part of Pimpama River and McCoy’s Creek, 20 km north/north-west of Southport.
12 June 1971 (original declaration)
23 January 1988 (redeclared to exclude part of Pimpama River)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries, to include adjoining fish habitats and to include some fish habitats previously excluded)
Gold Coast City Council
Protection of important fisheries habitat; wetlands buffer zone from rural development; adjacent to Jumpinpin-Broadwater declared Fish Habitat Area (management A).
Shallow mangrove-lined estuary dominated by Avicennia and Rhizophora, sandy shoals and delta.
Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishing; bream; estuary cod; flathead; garfish; luderick; mangrove jack; sea mullet; tailor; whiting; banana, eastern king and bay prawns.
None presently identified.