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Western Rock Lobster Market Report | April 2021

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Please read on for updated information regarding catches in the western rock lobster fishery, processing of western rock lobster, rock lobster exports from Australia, and lobster imports for Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Catch data for the western rock lobster fishery

The ‘Catch Balance Graph By Zone (Warehouse)’ report is prepared twice-monthly by DPIRD, most recently on 16 April. It provides information on entitlement landed within the West Coast Rock Lobster Managed Fishery (WCRLMF), on a monthly and zonal basis.

If you have any queries in relation to the report, please e-mail QMSAdmin@fish.wa.gov.au or contact the Rock Lobster Help Line 1300 574 071.

WCRLMF landed catch, monthly

 

WCRLMF landed catch, northern zones, monthly

 

WCRLMF landed catch, Zone C, monthly

 

WCRLMF landed catch, November-April 2021

 

Processing of western rock lobster

 

Western rock lobster production, volume of processing by product type, January 2020–April 2021

 

Western rock lobster production, proportion of processing by product type, January 2020–April 2021

 

Rock lobster exports from Western Australia and the rest of Australia

 

Western Australia exports of rock lobster, value by product and destination, monthly

 

Rest of Australia exports of rock lobster, value by product and destination, monthly

 

Australia exports of non-frozen rock lobster, quantity and unit value by origin, monthly

 

Western Australia exports of non-frozen rock lobster, quantity by destinations other than China, monthly

 

Western Australia exports of non-frozen rock lobster, unit value by destination, monthly

 

Lobster imports for Hong Kong

 

WRL is now maintaining a dataset for Hong Kong imports, based on official sources. We continue exploring these data, and may refine the ways in which they are presented in future market reports.

Hong Kong imports of lobster, value by product, quarterly

 

Hong Kong imports of non-frozen spiny lobster, quantity by origin, monthly

 

Hong Kong imports of non-frozen spiny lobster, unit value by origin, monthly

 

Lobster imports for Taiwan

 

WRL is now maintaining a dataset for Taiwan imports, based on official sources. We continue exploring these data, and may refine the ways in which they are presented in future market reports

Taiwan imports of lobster, value by product, quarterly

 

Taiwan imports of non-frozen spiny lobster, quantity by trade partner, monthly

 

Taiwan imports of non-frozen spiny lobster, unit value by trade partner, monthly