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The Western Rock Lobster industry is an iconic, world-class fishery that is based on the spiny lobster along Western Australia’s coast between Shark Bay and Cape Leeuwin.

The industry comprises of some 230 vessels who use baited pots to fish for rock lobster. It is Western Australia’s most valuable fishery, with an estimated value of $400 million, and has historically been Australia’s most valuable single-species wild capture fishery.

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28 November 2019

Local Lobster Program: 01 December 2019 – 30 April 2020

The Local Lobster Program (LLP) is designed to put more local lobsters in WA restaurants and on local plates. Fishers can start fishing for LLP Lobster from 01 December 2019. The ...

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Delicious lobster recipes

We've collected some of the most delicious, tried and tested rock lobster recipes for you to try yourself.

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Riding the crest of a wave!

Read the latest MSC article around the Western Rock Lobster fishery's fantastic sustainability achievements!

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Factsheets

Take a look at our collection of fabulous printable factsheets, lesson plans and posters!

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