Abalone fishery closures

Fishers are advised to familiarise themselves with the relevant fisheries legislation and be aware that other restrictions on fishing operations may apply in Marine Protected Areas.


Commercial Abalone - Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) (PDF, 410.35 KB) 

Port Jackson

Under Schedule 1 of the Fisheries Management (Abalone Share Management Plan) Regulation 2000 it is prohibited to take abalone from the following waters.

Location Area affected
Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) The waters of Port Jackson and its tributaries, upstream of a line drawn from the northern extremity of South Head to the southern extremity of North Head.