Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery moon-tide hookah closure for 2017
The moon-tide hookah closures for the Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery for the 2017 fishing season is now available (closures calendar featured below). All licence holders have been sent a letter outlining the closures and a copy of the closures calendar.
The first closure period commences on 8 February. Licence holders are reminded that it is an offence under section 44 of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1985 to fish in the Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery using hookah gear during the closure periods.
For more information please see a copy of the letter sent to TRL licence holders about the closures.