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Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Coomera

Coomera Creek

Coomera Creek

Location

Part of Southport Broadwater adjacent to Coomera Island, 15 km north/north-west of Southport, Gold Coast.

Plan number

FHA-023 (PDF, 456K)

Size

607 ha

Management level

B

Declaration dates

19 November 1983 (original declaration)
13 August 1999 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries and to include adjoining fish habitats)

Local government

Gold Coast City Council

Management features

Wetlands buffer zone from residential development and associated run-off for the Jumpinpin-Broadwater declared FHA.

Habitat values

Avicennia and Rhizophora zones along estuary and tidal creeks, scattered seagrass beds and saltmarsh.

Fisheries values

Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fisheries; bream, estuary cod, flathead, garfish, luderick, mangrove jack, sea mullet, tailor, whiting, banana prawns, eastern king prawns, bay prawns.

Other benefits

None presently identified.

Information current as at September 2012.

Last reviewed
28 June 2019
Last updated
27 September 2012