Reporting requirements for commercial fisheries

Commercial fisheries are legally required to report information about their fishing activities to Fisheries Queensland.



Report daily catch and effort, and interactions with protected species.

Catch disposal record

Catch disposal records are required for fisheries managed by quota.


Report fishing activities before, during, and after a fishing operation.

Quota catch

If you are a commercial fisher working in a ITQ or a PCC quota fishery, you must report your catch.

Certificates for exporting seafood

If you export fish and fisheries products, you may need documents validated by Fisheries Queensland.