East Coast Catch Cap

Rec Fishing Certificate Card 2013-14The catch cap for the 2017/18 quota year for the East Coast Catch-Cap Area has been set at 119 tonnes. 

When 109 tonnes has been landed (10 tonnes remaining to be caught) fishers will be given five days notice that the catch cap area will close. Fishers will be notified of the date of closure by text message, email and message broadcast by Tas Maritime Radio during their daily skeds.

Below is a table of cumulative catches from the East Coast Catch Cap area for the 2017/18 season.  This page will be updated with catch figures from the catch cap area monthly and then from November will be updated weekly.
 

Cumulative Catch from East Coast Catch Cap Area​ 2017/18

​Quota year 2017/18 Catch Cap 119 tonnes​
​Total Tonnes
Caught
Total Uncaught​ ​% of Catch Cap Taken
​March 2017
24.6594.3520.71
​April 201712.3981.9610.41
​May 20171.8280.141.53
​June 20176.1374.015.15
​July 201712.9961.0210.92
​August 201710.1850.848.55
​September 2017
​October 2017
​November 2017
​December 2017
​January 2018
​February 2018
​TOTAL       68.16 50.84         
                    57.27 

Total landings from the East Coast Catch-Cap area up to the same period during 2016/17 season were 35.8 tonnes.

The next catch update will be 15 October 2017 .

See also catches taken in the east coast catch cap area during past seasons.


 

Map of East Coast Rock Lobster Catch-Cap Area

East Coast Catch-Cap Area 
 

Contact

Principal Fisheries Management Officer (Crustaceans)
Hilary Revill
1 Franklin Wharf
HOBART TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3036
Email: hilary.revill@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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