1,000 tonnes per year production of Barramundi in Cone Bay, Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

Proposal description: 

The proposal is to utilise aquaculture techniques to produce a maximum of 1,000 tonnes of Barramundi per year in Cone Bay.

Cone Bay is within the Buccaneer Archipelago approximately 215 kilometres (km) north-northeast of Broome in the north-west of Western Australia. Cone Bay is approximately 20 km long and 6.5 km wide near its west-facing opening and is fringed by sandstone cliffs on both sides. The existing aquaculture site (licence No. 1465) encompasses approximately 700 hectares of the bay.

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Last updated: 
August 6, 2009
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Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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