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Tropical rocklobster

Size limits on takesN/A
Possession limits on takesCombined limit of 5 per person/10 per boat (with 2 or more people on board) in total of all tropical rocklobster species . Fishers must not possess live or egg-bearing tropical rock lobsters. Fishers must also not possess tropical rock lobsters with tar spots (sperm packets) attached.
Closures1 October to 31 December for the Gulf of Carpentaria and Queensland east coast north of latitude 14oS
Distributionfound along the Queensland coastline and out to the Great Barrier Reef, usually in shallow water (less than 20 m) on rock and coral reefs, although they can be found in over 100m