Rock Lobster Fishery

The Tasmanian commercial rock lobster fishery is managed by quota management, supplemented by size limits, gear restrictions and seasonal closures.

In this Topic

  • Rock Lobster Fishery Overview
    An overview of the commercial rock lobster fishery in Tasmania including species, management and market information.
  • Rock Lobster Catch
    Monthly updates on the amount of rock lobster in Tasmania taken by commercial fishers.
  • Rock Lobster Total Allowable Catch
    Information about the total allowable catch for the rock lobster fishery set for each year.
  • East Coast Catch Cap
    A commercial rock lobster catch cap has been set for the East Coast of Tasmania.
  • North East Catch Cap
    Information about the commercial rock lobster catch cap for the North East Catch Cap area.
  • Rock Lobster Fishing Seasons
    Open and closed seasons for commercial fisheries in Tasmania including rock lobster (crayfish), squid and calamari, scallops, garfish, striped trumpeter, giant crab and banded morwong.


Wild Fisheries Management Branch
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550