Minimum legal length
  • Greenlip Abalone in the Western zone: 14.5 cm.
  • All other species in all other waters: 13 cm.

Measure Abalone across its widest points.

Personal daily bag limit:
5. The limit is a combined total of both species.
Daily boat limit
  • For 2 or more people: a combined total of 10 Abalones.
  • For 1 person: a combined total of 5 Abalones.
Closed areas
Taking of Abalone is prohibited in all:
Handling Abalone
The diver must:
  • carry a suitable measuring device
  • measure abalone as soon as it has been removed from the surface it was attached to
  • returned immediately if it is undersized
  • bring the abalone above the high water mark before removing the meat.

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Page Last Reviewed: 30 Jan 2015
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