East Coast Catch Cap
The East Coast Catch Cap has been set at 119 tonnes for the 2019/20 season commencing on 1 March 2019.
The area from Eddystone Point, line of latitude 40° 59’ 35” south to Tasman Head, line of latitude 43° 30’ 58 south, the East Coast Stock Rebuilding Area, including the East Coast Catch Cap Area will close when the catch cap of 119 tonnes has been reached.
Fishers will be given 3 to 5 days notice that the East Coast Catch Cap Area and East Coast Stock Rebuilding Zone will close. See below for a map of the East Coat Catch Cap Area.
Below is a table of cumulative catches from the East Coast Catch Cap Area for the 2019/20 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 2019/20
*Catch as of dockets received 20 August 2019
See also catch taken in the East Coast Catch Cap Area during past seasons.
Map of East Coast Rock Lobster Catch-Cap Area