The Tasmanian wild abalone industry is a major contributor to the Tasmanian economy. It is the largest wild abalone fishery in the world, providing around 25% of the annual harvest. The fishery is managed under the provisions of the
Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995
Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2009
For information on the abalone industry including where to purchase abalone, see the Tasmanian Abalone Council website.