Code of Practice for Injured and Sick Sea Turtles and Sea Snakes
This Code is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release marine reptiles.
- 2 July 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Publication, Policies and guidelines, Code of practice
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.
First published in October 2020; second edition published July 2021.