New Snapper management measures are in place from 1 November 2019 to 31 January 2023.

Snapper closure locations and times – see MAP

Two Snapper fishing closures are in place to help stocks recover. During these closures the targeting, take and possession of Snapper is prohibited in the following waters.

  • West Coast / Spencer Gulf / Gulf St Vincent waters:
    • Total Snapper closure until 11.59 pm on 31 January 2023.
  • South East waters:
    • Seasonal closure from 12:01 am on 1 November to 11.59 pm on 31 January each year.