The EPA currently regulates finfish farming at one marine farming lease in the kanamaluka / Tamar Estuary region.
The location of this finfish farm and associated environmental licence can be accessed via LISTmap (add EPA Regulated Premises layer on LISTmap)
The Marine Farming Development Plan for the region is available on the Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania website.
MF178 Long Reach (Rowella)
Antibiotics Residue Monitoring Report - 2021-22
MF178 Petuna Rowella OTC Residue Monitoring Final Report July 2022 (PDF 1Mb)
feed containing antibiotics (active ingredient: Oxytetracycline) was applied at
six pen bays over a period of 10 days starting 22 September 2021, at the Long
Reach finfish farm at Rowella. This measure became necessary for treatment of
bacterial dermatitis. The medication event was supported by relevant Veterinary
Authorisations (VAs) and subject to comprehensive monitoring requirements
stipulated by the EPA. Sampling of sediment occurred on four occasions between 6
October 2021 and 12 January 2022.