QLD Mud Crab Sustainability

(Insert name of fisher) is a recognised OceanWatch Master Fisherman. He harvests seafood respecting the aspects of responsible and sustainable fishing incorporated in the Master Fisherman Program including quality assurance, bycatch reduction devices and techniques, animal welfare, threatened species management, etc. 

The Queensland mud crab fishery are assessed for consistency with the EPBC act and managed through Harvest strategies to ensure ecological sustainability 

Queensland Responsible Fisheries Code of Best Practice:

Queensland responsible code

Ecological Assessments for consistency with the EPBC Act:

Queensland Mud Crab Ecological Assessment 2021


Queensland Mud Crab Harvest Strategies:

Queensland Mud Crab Harvest Strategy 2021-2026