Comments on this proposal closed on 29 October 2021. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Invitation to comment
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has received an application from Crazy Crabs (the registered organisation name) for a Wildlife Trade Operation under Part 13A, section 303FN of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). The application is for the wildlife trade operation approval to continue, for the commercial wild harvest and export of Land hermit crabs (Coenobita variabilis). Should the wildlife trade operation application be approved, it is proposed that it will remain in force for up to (3) years.
How can I get involved?
In accordance with the provisions of section 303FR of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal. Please submit your comments by Friday 29 October 2021.
Read the proposal
Renewal application to become an approved Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial wild harvest of Land hermit crabs (Coenobita variabilis) from north Western Australia (PDF - 406.26 KB)
Renewal application to become an approved Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial wild harvest of Land hermit crabs (Coenobita variabilis) from north Western Australia (DOCX - 171 KB)
Send your comments
To assist us in considering comments, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment encourages you to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be emailed to: email@example.com
or addressed to:
Wildlife Trade Assessments
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
GPO Box 858
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment or the Minister’s delegate for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with a particular interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, would you please discuss the matter with the Director of the Wildlife Trade Assessments Section (02) 6274 2880.
Personal information that you provide will only be used for these purposes. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of the Australian Government agencies assisting the Minister.