Blacklip Abalone
Blacklip Abalone
Greenlip Abalone
Greenlip Abalone


  • Minimum size measured across its widest point:
    • Greenlip Abalone in the Western zone: 14.5 cm.
    • All other species in all other waters: 13 cm.
  • 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 Abalone.
    • For 1 person: a combined total of 5 Abalone.

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 Nov 2016
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