Eastern Australian Salmon Regulations


SpeciesArripis trutta
Common NameEastern Australian Salmon
Main Commercial GearBeach Seine
Other GearPurse Seine, Gillnet
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence, Beach Seine Licence
Species LicenceAustralian Salmon Licence (7 issued, 1 commonly used)
ClosuresSpatial and Temporal Closures for Species Licence
Trip Limit500 kg with Scalefish Fishing Licence; unlimited with Australian Salmon Species Licence
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)30
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)15
Minimum Size (mm TL)200
Total Commercial Catch Trigger (t)435
Main MarketLocal and Interstate

Details on the current management controls for the Tasmanian Scalefish Fishery is provided on the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE, Tas) website at the link: