Longsnout Boarfish Regulations


SpeciesPentaceropsis recurvirostris
Common NameLongsnout Boarfish
Main Commercial GearGillnet
Other GearShark Net (in the past)
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence
Recreational Gear LicenceGraball and/or Mullet Net Licence
Trip Limit50kg (commercial fishers)
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)4
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)2
Other RestrictionsNo Spearing
Minimum Size (mm total length)450
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: