kanamaluka / Tamar Estuary

​​​​​​​​​​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 the EPA Regulated Premises layer on LISTmap.

The Marine Farming Development P​lan for the region​ is available on the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania website.​​​

MF178 Long Reach (Rowella)

​Antibiotics Residue Monitoring Report - 2021-22​

​​​Medicated 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.

The resulting monitoring report can be viewed here: 

 MF178 Petuna Rowella OTC Residue Monitoring Final Report July 2022 (PDF 1Mb)