Striped Trumpeter Regulations


SpeciesLatris lineata
Common NameStriped Trumpeter
Main Commercial GearHandline, Rod and Line, Gillnet
Other GearGillnet, Dropline
Commercial Gear LicenceScalefish Fishing Licence, Rock Lobster Licence
ClosuresTemporal closure (September – October – does not apply to Commonwealth operators)
Trip Limit250 kg for Tasmanian commercial operators; 150 kg for Commonwealth operators
Recreational Possession Limit (Individuals)8
Recreational Bag Limit (Individuals)4
Other RestrictionsBoat limit = 20 individuals
Minimum Size (mm total length)550
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: