Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Tallebudgera Creek
Tallebudgera Creek, Gold Coast.
12 June 1971 (original declaration)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries)
Gold Coast City Council
Educational use for field studies including sampling by local schools and tertiary institutions; protection of remaining estuarine habitat and nursery areas for fish and crustaceans; good public access via Tallebudgera Creek Environmental Park boardwalk.
Patchy Avicennia mangrove stands along banks; remnant mangrove islands in an estuarine environment modified by human activity; rocky foreshores; shoal areas and scattered areas of saltmarsh.
Bream; estuary cod; flathead; garfish; mangrove jack; sea mullet; tailor; whiting; banana prawns.
None presently identified.