Western Australia is home to a vast range of aquatic species sought by recreational and commercial fishers and farmed by aquaculturalists.
In this section we provide an introduction to our most popular and interesting species from western rock lobster, WA’s most valuable commercial fishery, to popular recreational catches such as abalone and herring.
For each species you can discover:
fishing rules that apply to your favourite catch
research programs that inform our management of each species
quantity farmed or taken by recreational and commercial fishers, and
the population status of each species.