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Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Hull River

Hull River declared Fish Habitat Area

Hull River declared Fish Habitat Area

Location

Part of Hull River, 13 km south-east of Tully.

Plan number

FHA-046 (PDF, 596K) 

Size

1,498 ha

Management level

A

Declaration dates

17 November 1983 (original declaration)
20 September 2001 (redeclared to cadastral boundaries)

Local government

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Management features

Conservation of important barramundi habitat and associated wetlands; cooperative management with Traditional Owners.

Habitat values

Extensive stands of mangroves present throughout estuary; saltmarsh.

Fisheries values

Commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishing; barramundi; blue salmon; bream; estuary cod; grey mackerel; grunter; mangrove jack; queenfish; school mackerel; whiting; blue-legged king prawns; tiger prawns; mud crabs.

Other benefits

Adjoining Melaleuca forests.

Information current as at September 2012.

Last reviewed
28 June 2019
Last updated
27 September 2012