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FURTHER CLARIFICATION ON RAPID ALERT: China List of Approved Live Aquatic Animals from Australia


The STAG Rapid Alert sent out this morning in relation to the modifications made on the 27th April refers to live seafood (Australia) for “breeding & aquaculture” purposes only. The STAG understands there has been no amendments in relation to live seafood for “food purposes”, since the original list (27th December 2017), in relation to Australian species.

More Detailed Clarification and For Copies of the Lists

This morning, the STAG issued a Rapid Alert in relation to the list of aquatic animals from Australia updated by China on the 27th April 2018 for breeding or aquaculture purposes (referred to as non-food purposes).

To provide further clarification, the STAG would like to provide a download of this list.

In addition, the STAG provides the two additional lists (for food purposes and for ornamental purposes ) which have NOT been updated by China, and are the same as those released by China on the 26th March 2018, and the 28th December 2017.

Therefore, the lists for download are:

  • List for food purposes
  • List for ornamental purposes
  • List for breeding or aquaculture purposes

You can download these lists here: click here

The STAG RAPID ALERT is a news resource for Australian seafood exporters, funded by the Abalone Council Australia Ltd, Southern Rocklobster Ltd, the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation and the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, through the Package Assisting Small Exporters.

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