Leatherjacket Regulations


SpeciesMonacanthidae (family)
Common NameLeatherjackets
Main Commercial GearFish Trap
Other GearGillnet, Hand-Line
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence
Recreational Gear LicenceGraball and/or Mullet Net Licence
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)20
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)10
Minimum Size (mm total length)200
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: