Tropical Rock Lobster Catch Watch - 13 July 2018

Catch Watch - 13 July

  • The sustainable catch limit for the 2017/18 fishing season is 254,150 kg.
  • The total reported catch to date is 228,119 kg or 90% of the sustainable catch limit. This does not include catch from the latest hookah opening (17-24 July).*
  • 26,031 kg of the sustainable catch limit remains.
  • The Fishery will be closed when the sustainable catch  limit is caught.
  • AFMA will provide regular catch wat reports via the AFMA Facebook page, PZJA website, email and SMS until the Fishery is closed.

Reported catch (KG) as at 12 July 2018^

 
December 2018 14,957
January 2018 13,050
February 2018 63,352
March 2018 47,668
April 2018 39,515
May 2018 12,941
June 2018 12,727
July 2018* 23,909
Total 228,119

* The July 2018 figure includes catch reported up to 12 July 2018. This does not include catch from the latest hookah opening (17-24 July).

^ The reported catch figures are sourced from catch disposal records (TDB02). There may be some outstanding records. The reported catch figures do not include any unreported catch.

Need more information?

Call the AFMA Thursday Island Office 07 4069 1990.

If you suspect you see illegal fishing ring the CRIMFISH Hotline on 1800 274 634.