King George Whiting

King George Whiting


The targeting, take and possession of King George Whiting is prohibited between 1 May to 31 May (inclusive) in an area of southern Spencer Gulf, southern Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait.

View the King George Whiting spatial closure map (PDF 403.0 KB)

Size limit

Length measured from tip of snout to tip of tail:

  • East of longitude 136oE (including all Gulf waters): 32 cm
  • West of longitude 136oE: 30 cm

View longitude 136oE map

Bag limit

Per person: 10 in all waters

Boat limit

Applies where 3 or more people on board: 30 in all waters

Possession limit

one of the following:

  • 72 fish
  • 10 kg of fillets
  • 36 fish and up to 5kg of fillets where a person has both fish and fillets.

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Page Last Reviewed: 01 May 2017
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