Commercial fisheries

Restrictions have been imposed on the Logan and Albert rivers following the detection of white spot disease in prawns.  Find out more information and report anything unusual to Biosecurity Queensland on 13 25 23.


The Queensland Government intends to implement scallop fishing closures to protect the sustainability of scallops and commercial fishing. Fisheries Queensland will work with industry to develop a monitoring program in 2017. Find out more .

Queensland's commercial fisheries are a significant contributor to the national and state economy. Fisheries Queensland supports a profitable commercial fishing sector, while protecting and conserving fisheries resources for the benefit of all Queenslanders.

Last updated 15 April 2013