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The bag and size limit table below is effective from 1 February 2013, as part of the new Statewide Recreational fishing guide. If fishing from a boat ensure you are familiar with the Recreational Fishing From Boat licence rules.
Note: Statewide possession limit of 24 rock lobster per person.
(Pictured: Brown mud crab)
(Pictured: Western king prawn)
Closed seasons apply
Tropical rock lobsters:
Painted (green) (Panulirus versicolor)
Southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii)
(Pictured: Western rock lobster)
Western rock lobster: 76 mm
Tropical rock lobsters:76 mm (for both)
Southern rock lobster: 98.5 mm
(of which no more than 4 may be tropical rock lobsters)
At least three licensed fishers must be on board actively fishing to take the boat limit.
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