Oysters off the Menu

Following up on information received NSW DPI Fisheries Officers apprehended a man on the Cooks River near Wolli Creek in possession of more than 220 Oysters.

The man was observed using a metal bar to remove the oysters from the shoreline. A total of 224 Oysters were seized, 202 had been shucked, all Oysters were returned to the water. The man has been issued a penalty notice for possess more than the possession limit. #fineswithyourfish

Due to high levels of pollution it is recommended that fish and shellfish caught in these waters should not be eaten. Eating contaminated shellfish can cause serious illness or death. Commercially grown oysters are harvested under strict guidelines to safeguard public health. See www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/industry/shellfish

Fishers are reminded that the possession limit for Oysters is 50 per person. For more information on current bag and size limits visit www.dpi.nsw.gov.au

Previous Chasing a Feed from the Reef
Next How to catch Snapper on a lure

You might also like

Fishing News

Victorian Fish Stock Report

The Victorian Fish Stock Status Report is now online showing the majority of the state’s wild fish stocks are in good shape, which is excellent news for recreational and commercial fishers and seafood consumers.

Fishing News

Setlines Being Used to take Murray Cod

In late 2015, timely calls to the 13FISH offence reporting number resulted in 3 males being detected using setlines at Kirwans Bridge Nagambie, to take the priority species Murray cod.

Fishing News

What do Fish do in Flood Events

What do fish do in flood events like that experienced currently along the NSW north coast?

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply

Prove you are human * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.