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All-clear for fishing and crabbing in the Swan and Canning Rivers

Update from the Department of Health

May 29 2020

The Department of Health has lifted warnings dating back to December 2019 and January 2020 respectively, not to eat fish or crabs collected from the Swan and Canning rivers.

The Department is now advising that the Swan and Canning rivers are all-clear for fishing and crabbing. However, the Department’s standing warning to avoid eating shellfish collected recreationally in rivers, estuaries or other waterways remains in place as the quality of these shellfish for consumption cannot be guaranteed.

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