Purple Wrasse Regulations


SpeciesNotolabrus fucicola
Common NamePurple Wrasse
Main Commercial GearFish Trap and Handline
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence
Species LicenceWrasse Licence, Rock Lobster Licence (for bait only)
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)10
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)5
Other RestrictionsLimit of 30 kg landed dead wrasse without Species Licence
Minimum Size (mm TL)300
Main MarketLocal (bait and food), interstate (live trade)

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: