Save the Maugean Skate
The Maugean skate lives only in Macquarie Harbour. It is threatened with extinction, and a principal reason is the presence of industrial fish farms in this fragile waterway.
NOFF is calling on Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to act immediately to remove salmon pens permanently.
The Maugean skate could be potentially the World's first modern day marine fish extinction caused by human activity – See why 80 worldwide groups demand an end to accreditation agencies greenwashing the extinction of the Maugean skate.
In his research paper The Extinction Diet - Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon versus the Maugean Skate, John Paull, PhD, University of Tasmania, discusses the problem, and asks: