Rock Lobster and CrabRules apply when taking rock lobster (also known as crayfish) and crab species in Tasmania including gear restrictions, area restrictions, size, bag and possession limits. A recreational rock lobster dive, pot or ring licence is needed to fish recreationally for rock lobster. You must have a rock lobster pot licence to take giant crab. A licence is not needed to take inshore and other crabs.
Buy your recreational rock lobster licence online at www.fishing.tas.gov.au/licence.
See information on Commercial Rock Lobster fishing.
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