Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News - Fishing

Fish processor caught out for dishonest reporting

12 September 2017

A Port Lincoln fish processor has been found guilty of purchasing illegally caught fish and deliberately falsifying records to conceal the transaction.

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Two men fined for illegal Rock Lobster fishing

1 September 2017

Two recreational fishers have been convicted of charges relating to illegal Rock Lobster fishing near Port MacDonnell.

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Crab fishers reminded of limits ahead of season start

1 September 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the new size, bag and boat limits surrounding Blue Swimmer Crabs, as the crabbing season gets underway.

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Giant Cuttlefish continue to thrive at Point Lowly

25 August 2017

The Giant Australian Cuttlefish spawning population at Point Lowly near Whyalla continues to thrive, a promising result for one of the State's most iconic species.

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Illegal net use sees commercial fisher fined

16 August 2017

A commercial marine scale fisher detected fishing with a net exceeding the lawful specifications has been handed a hefty penalty.

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New Ceduna patrol vessel launched

4 August 2017

A purpose-built Fisheries Patrol Vessel (FPV) is joining the Primary Industries and Regions SA Fisheries and Aquaculture fleet, and fittingly the vessel has been named by the local community.

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New Yorketown patrol vessel launched

24 July 2017

A purpose-built Fisheries Patrol Vessel (FPV) is joining the Primary Industries and Regions SA Fisheries and Aquaculture fleet, and fittingly the vessel has been named by the local community.

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Temporary fishing closure for Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef

11 July 2017

The Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef will officially open to recreational fishers later next month, following a month long closure to allow the newly constructed reef time to stabilise and settle.

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Port River Vongole closure to continue

30 June 2017

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is extending the Port River Vongole (Mud Cockle) fishing zone closure for another year in response to continuing concerns about the sustainability of stocks.

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Yorke Peninsula reef work underway

28 June 2017

Sixty custom-made reef structures and more than 800 tonnes of locally sourced limestone is being deployed off the coast of Ardrossan, as part of the Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef project.

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