Aquaculture licence sought in Castlemaine Harbour

An application has been made to the Marine minister to cultivate bottom culture mussels in Castlemaine Harbour.

Dingle Bay Shellfish Ltd. in Cromane is seeking an aquaculture licence for a site on the North Shore in Castlemaine Harbour at Aughils.

The company has also applied for a foreshore licence for an area of foreshore to be used in the aquaculture activity.

Any submissions or observations on the licence should be submitted by October 18th.