Salmon (Western Australian)

Salmon (Western Australian)

Minimum legal length:21 cm measured from tip of snout to tip of tail
Personal daily bag limit
  • for Salmon 21 to 35 cm: 20
  • for Salmon longer than 35 cm: 10
Daily boat limit (applies where 3 or more people on board):
  • for Salmon 21 to 35 cm: 60
  • for Salmon longer than 35 cm: 30
Similarities with Australian Herring (Tommy Ruffs)Juvenile Salmon look very similar to Tommy Ruff. Make sure you know the difference to make sure undersize Salmon are returned to the water.

tommy and salmon

 EyesScalesPectoral finTail
Juvenile Salmon (Salmon trout)smallsmoothyellowyellow, black edge
Australian Herring (Tommy Ruff)largeroughclear/silversilver, black tips

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Page Last Reviewed: 11 Aug 2016
 
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