Report of the Taskforce
Note: This is the final version of the National Control Plan for the introduced marine pest Northern Pacific Seastar (Asterias amurensis), a draft of which formed Appendix H to the National Taskforce Report provided to governments on 23 December 1999.
About the report
The Joint Standing Committee on Conservation (SCC) / Standing Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture (SCFA) National Taskforce on the Prevention and Management of Marine Pest Incursions (the Taskforce) was convened in August 1999, following decisions of the Ministerial Council on Forestry, Fisheries and Aquaculture (MCFFA) and the Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council (ANZECC). This report contains the findings and recommendations of the taskforce.