Blue Swimmer Crab

Blue Swimmer Crab

  • 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 crab nets: When using crab nets in marine waters (including from a jetty or boat) you:
    • can use fish or fish based products in crab nets
    • cannot use any type of meat, chicken or other poultry in crab nets. See the bait and berley guidlines for more information.

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Page Last Reviewed: 15 Aug 2019
 
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