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Tasman spawning calamari and squid closure dates

by DPIPWE Fishing 10 Sep 01:30 UTC 1-31 October 2019
Spawning calamari and squid closures © DPIPWE Fishing

North Coast

The calamari and squid fisheries will be closed to recreational and commercial fishing on Tasmania's north coast from 1 - 31 October 2019 inclusive to protect spawning calamari.

During the closure period, taking or possessing calamari and other squid species is prohibited in the closed area. Squid that has been commercially purchased can be used for bait.

East Coast

Dates for the annual calamari closure in upper south east coast waters including Great Oyster Bay and Mercury Passage are unchanged, from 15 October to 14 November inclusive.

Temporary signs are being installed at fishing platforms and landing areas across the North Coast.

Find more information here

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