Marine Farms - Fishing AdviceAccess for recreational fishing in marine farming areas is restricted. Most marine farming leases provide the leaseholder with exclusive right of occupation of the area and the seabed.
The corners of marine farming lease areas are marked with navigation markers. The industry is progressively moving to using the international IALA standard special marks on the corners of their lease areas (as illustrated). These markers are coloured yellow and may have lights and a cross.
A few simple rules should be followed:
Contact: Marine FarmingWater and Marine Resources Division
Marine Farming Branch
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6233 3370
Fax: 03 6233 3065
Department switchboard: 1300 368 550 (local call cost)
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