East Coast Catch Cap
The East Coast Catch Cap Area is closed to commercial fishing due to the catch cap being reached, this area will re-open to commercial fishing on 1 March 2021.
The East Coast Catch Cap has been set at 104 tonnes for the 2020/21 season commencing on 1 March 2020.
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 once the catch cap is reached.
Below is a table of cumulative catches from the East Coast Catch Cap Area for the 202021 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 2020/21
* Catch from quota dockets received as of 23 December 2020.
Click image below for an updated graphical representation of catch from the East Coast Catch Cap Area.
Map of East Coast Rock Lobster Catch-Cap Area