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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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15 February 2018

WRL request independent peer review of Western Rock Lobster science and modelling

WRL take steps towards working collaboratively with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to undertake an independent peer review of the Western Rock Lobster model and science. ...

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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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