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Fisheries Scientific Committee proposed determination for White's Seahorse (Hippocampus whitei)

The NSW Fisheries Scientific Committee (FSC), established under Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, has made a proposed determination to list the White's Seahorse (Hippocampus whitei) as an endangered species.

The FSC reviewed information and found that the species is facing a very high risk of extinction in NSW in the near future, as determined in accordance with criteria prescribed by the Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010.

The FSC is now accepting submissions.  All submissions must be received by 11.59 pm Monday 26 November 2018. Please note that all submissions may be made public unless confidentiality is specifically requested. Only written submissions will be accepted.

Any person may make a written submission which should be forwarded by email to or by post to:

Fisheries Scientific Committee
c/- NSW DPI Fisheries
PO Box 5106

View the proposed determination for White's Seahorse (Hippocampus whitei) PDF, 404.87 KB

The above document can also be viewed at DPI Fisheries Head Office and District Fisheries Offices in NSW.

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