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Temporary commercial crab pot closure on metropolitan waters
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SA Marine Parks: Commercial Fisheries Voluntary Catch/Effort Reduction Program
The offer period for licence holders to surrender licence and/or entitlements is now closed.
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Port River Mud Cockle closure
The Port River Mud Cockle fishing closure has been extended until 30 June 2014 due to ongoing concerns about sustainability.
Map of closure area
Frequently asked questions

Snapper spawning spatial closures
New Snapper spawning spatial closures will come into effect on 15 December 2013.
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Map of closures
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Changes to commercial and recreational Blue Swimmer Crab fishing limits
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Map of reduction area

Fish mortalities response
Latest update available now

Spencer Gulf Cuttlefish closure
Cuttlefish fishing in northern Spencer Gulf has been closed until 14 February 2015.
Frequently asked questions

Map of closure area

Recreational shark fishing restrictions
Restrictions on targeted recreational shark fishing in metropolitan waters have been updated. Find out more

Redmap launches in SA
Redmap is a new and interactive website, that invites the Australian community to spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Australia, or along particular parts of our coast. Find out more

Recreational fishing possession limits begin
Recreational fishing possession limits are now in place in South Australia, limiting the amount of King George Whiting, Pipi and Razorfish that recreational fishers can catch and stockpile. View media release and find out more

Commercial hook restrictions

As part of a number of new Snapper management arrangements (PDF 26.7 KB) announced in October 2012, commercial fishers are now restricted to using 200 hooks on set lines when operating in Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent. This arrangement came into effect at midday 15 December 2012.

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Snapper commercial daily trip limit