East Coast Catch Cap

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Status: OPEN

​​​​​​​​​The East Coast Catch Cap is set at 94 tonnes for the 2022/23 season commencing 1 March 2022.  

​The area from Eddystone Point, line of latitude 40° 59’ 35” south to Tasman Head, line of latitude 43° 30’ 58 south, the East Coast Stock Rebuilding Area, including the East Coast Catch Cap Area will close once the catch cap is reached.

Below is a table of cumulative catches from the East Coast Catch Cap Area for the 2022/23 season. 

Cumulative Catch from East Coast Catch Cap Area​ 2022/23

​Quota year 2022/23
Catch Cap 94 tonnes​
​Total Tonnes
Caught
Total Uncaught​ ​% of Catch Cap Taken
​March 2022
34.36
59.64
33.04
​April 2022
17,68
41.96
17.00
​May 2022
3.40
38.56
3.27
​June 2022*
6.24
32.32
6.00
​July 2022


​August 2022


​September 2022


​October 2022
​November 2022


​December 2022



​January 2023



February 2023
​TOTAL61.68
32.32
59.31

*Updated 1 July 2022

Click image below for an enlarged graphical representation of catch from the East Coast Catch Cap Area.

East Coast Catch Cap Update

​  ​Map of East Coast Rock​ Lobster Catch-Cap Area

East Coast Catch-Cap Area ​ 

Contact

Commercial Fisheries Management
Level 3, 134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 0457 124 668
Email: commercial.fisheries@nre.tas.gov.au