Scalefish Southern Sand Flathead Management


SpeciesPlatycephalus bassensis
Common NameSouthern Sand Flathead
Main Commercial GearHandline, Rod and Line, Gillnet
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence, Danish Seine Licence
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)30
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)20 (Sand and Tiger Flathead)
Minimum Size (mm total length)320
Main MarketLocal

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