Wild Shellfish Alert - Do not eat wild shellfish from areas in and around Spring Bay and the Mercury Passage in South East Tasmania.
Northern Zone - male 110mm, female 120mm
Southern Zone - male 110mm, female 105mm
Read about transiting between size limit zones.
cray, crayfish, green rock lobster, packhorse rock lobster, eastern green lobster, Sydney crayfish
Eastern rock lobster have a green body and brownish-orange legs. They have a short spike between the horns at the front of the carapace and their abdomen segments are smooth on the upper surface.
The same catch limits, rules, seasons and information apply to both Southern Rock Lobster and Eastern Rock Lobster in Tasmania. See species information for Southern Rock Lobster.
This lobster is found along the east coast of Australia including around the north and east coasts of Tasmania. They hide in rock crevices around exposed rocky reef areas up to 220 metres depth.
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