Unwanted organism


A number of species have been declared nationally as Unwanted Organisms. For the most up-to-date list of Unwanted Organisms, visit the MPI website.

Unwanted Organism status means that it is prohibited from sale, propagation and distribution in accordance with sections 52 and 53 of the Biosecurity Act. Freshwater gold clam is not a pest to be managed under our Pest Plan, however, unwanted organisms may be controlled in other ways in accordance with our Biosecurity Strategy.


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