- Minimum size: 11 cm measured across the carapace from the base of the largest spines.
- Personal daily bag limit: 20 – combined limit with Sand Crabs.
- Daily boat limit when 3 or more people on board: 60 – combined limit with Sand Crabs.
- Restrictions: Females with external eggs are totally protected and must be returned to the water immediately.
- Baiting: When using hoop nets or drop nets in marine waters (including from a jetty or boat) you:
- can use fish or fish based products in hoop nets or drop nets
- cannot use any type of meat, chicken or other poultry in hoop nets or drop nets. See the bait and berley guidelines for more information.
Blue Swimmer Crab
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Page Last Reviewed: 15 Aug 2019