Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Wreck Creek
Wreck Creek and foreshore/coastal waters outside mouth, 8 km north/north-west of Cardwell.
19 November 1983 (original declaration)
21 September 2001 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries, and to include adjoining fish habitats and to connect with Dallachy Creek declared Fish Habitat Area)
Cassowary Coast Regional Council
Protection of barramundi nursery habitat in upper reaches; cooperative management with Traditional Owners.
Extensive rhizophora stands associated with estuary; subtidal and intertidal flats, vegetated and unvegetated salt flats.
Important recreational fishing area; barramundi; blue salmon; bream; estuary cod; grey mackerel; grunter; mangrove jack; queenfish; school mackerel; whiting.
Adjoining Melaleuca forests.