Code of Practice

for injured and sick sea turtles and sea snakes

The Code of Practice for Injured and Sick Sea Turtles and Sea Snakes is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release marine reptiles.

Date
30 September 2020
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Policy, Policy
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-922493-17-0
  • ID EES20200424
  • File PDF 1.5MB
  • Pages 35
  • Name injured-sick-sea-turtles-sea-snakes-code-of-practice-200424.pdf

This code sets standards for the care and housing of a sea turtle or sea snake that is incapable of fending for itself in its natural habitat. It refers to six of the world’s seven species of sea turtles that have been recorded in NSW waters and the 13 sea snakes recorded in NSW waters.