Fisheries want help investigating dead sawfish

QBFP officers at Mackay are investigating after receiving a complaint about a dead sawfish found on Belmunda Beach, Mackay on Monday 16 November 2020.

If you have any info about who might have caught or discarded the sawfish, please give QBFP Mackay a ring on 4999 8551 or call the Fishwatch hotline on 1800 017 116.

Sawfish are a no-take species so it’s an offence to be in possession of any part of it, including the sawfish rostrum (snout). Massive penalties of up to $133,450.00 apply.

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