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หัวข้อ: Updates from the Chair of the Ornamental Fish Management Implementation Group on
เริ่มหัวข้อโดย: khwanruean ที่ ธันวาคม 02, 2008, 01:02:31 PM
In 2006 the national strategy, A Strategic Approach to the Management of Ornamental Fish in Australia, was approved by the Australian, state and territory governments through the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council (NRMMC). It contains a list of noxious ornamental aquarium fish species that the states and territories have agreed to control through legislation.

Where there was not unanimous agreement on the noxious status of an ornamental fish species, it was added to a list to be reviewed to determine whether it presented a high risk to the Australian environment if released either deliberately or accidentally. The national strategy states that these species require further technical consideration and risk assessment. This list is commonly called the ‘grey list’.

Scientists and industry representatives from around Australia, recently reviewed a range of ornamental fish species on the grey list and considered their risk of establishing in the wild and their potential environmental impact. The review covered approximately 140 of the 780 species currently on the grey list. The review process identified species that were considered high and low risk and species that were of direct importance to the aquarium trade and hobby sector. The results of the review were considered by the Ornamental Fish Management Implementation Group (OFMIG) on 7 November 2008.  The recommendations of that meeting were:


high risk species unlikely to be of direct importance to the trade and hobby sectors (as identified by representatives of industry and hobby groups) will be released for public comment before states and territories proceed to list them as noxious

high risk species identified as being of importance to the trade and hobby sectors will be subject to stakeholder consultation to discuss management options

a stakeholder workshop will be run in 2009 to consult with stakeholders.
The recommendations from OFMIG will be considered by the NRM Marine and Coastal Committee (MACC) prior to implementation. The decision to list grey-listed species as noxious is the responsibility of the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council, which is representative of all governments in Australia.  Control through legislation will then be taken up by the states and territories.


http://www.daff.gov.au/brs/fisheries-marine/environment/ornamental