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Catch and release only at Hinze Dam

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Last Updated: Friday, 25 November, 2022 - 11:20

Seqwater has advised fishers to release and not eat fish from Hinze Dam because of naturally-occurring mercury.

Queensland Health has warned that fish caught in the dam are not suitable to eat due to elevated levels of naturally-occurring mercury in longer-lived fish.

For further information please contact Qld Health or go to Mercury in fish | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au).