Tropical Rock Lobster Catch Watch Report - 25 May 2018 update

  • The sustainable catch limit for this season is 190,650 kg, pending final agreement with PNG.
  • The total reported catch to date is 183,346 kg or 96% of the catch limit.
  • 7300 kg remain of the catch limit.
  • Outstanding catch disposals records have now been received and are included in this total.
  • Final agreement with PNG regarding catch shares has not been reached.
  • AFMA will continue to provide catch updates via the AFMA Facebook page, PZJA website, SMS and email.
  • The TRL Fishery will be closed when the sustainable catch limit is caught

 

Month

Reported catch (kg) 25 May 2018†

Dec-2017

14,787

Jan-2018

13,050

Feb-2018

63,352

Mar-2018

45,608

Apr-2018

39,147

May-2018*

7,402

Total

183,346*

*The May catch report figure includes data reported up to 25 May 2018.

The landed catch figures are sourced from catch disposal records (TDB02).

The landed catch figures do not include any unreported catch.

 

Please contact the AFMA Thursday Island office on 07 4069 1990 if you have any questions or require more information.