Ciguatera fish poisoning is a human illness cause by eating tropical and subtropical fish that are contaminated with ciguatoxins, which are produced by tiny microalgae of the genus Gambierdiscus. Changes in weather patterns, environmental conditions and range extension of marine species have the potential to cause ciguatera fish poisoning to appear in new areas. National and international research is currently underway to better understand the issue.
A quick guide to just some of the links available for fishing regulations, tides and safety info for your next fishing or diving trip! Please be sure to check local information regularly as rules and regulations often change.
Fishing has been an important aspect of traditional hunting by indigenous Australians for centuries.