Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Tully River
Parts of Tully River downstream of junction with Lagoon Creek, 15 km south-east of Tully.
19 November 1983 (original declaration)
21 September 2001 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries and to include adjoining fish habitats)
Cassowary Coast Regional Council
Protection of barramundi and sooty grunter habitat; cooperative management with Traditional Owners.
Extensive Rhizophora stands associated with estuary; subtidal and intertidal flats; vegetated and unvegetated salt flats and sandy mouth.
Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishing; barramundi; blue salmon; bream; estuary cod; grey mackerel; grunter; mangrove jack; queenfish; sooty grunter; school mackerel; whiting.
Adjoining Melaleuca forests.