Common Jack Mackerel Regulations


SpeciesTrachurus declivis
Common NameJack mackerel
Main Commercial GearPurse Seine
Other GearBeach Seine
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence, Class Seine Licence
Recreational Gear LicenceBeach Seine Licence
Species LicenceMackerel A or B
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)60
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)30
Other RestrictionsCommercial catches taken by Mackerel licence holders A & B in Commonwealth waters are agreed (but not officially decremented) to enable Commonwealth Small Pelagic Fishery TAC allocations
Main MarketLocal

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: