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Fisheries Fact Sheet: Western Rock Lobster

Colourful and protected by a strong carapace, the western rock lobster is one of the family of ‘spiny’ lobsters – and the target of WA’s largest and most valuable fishery. This fact sheet explores the basic biology of the western rock lobster.


  • Biology
  • Commercial Fishing
  • Crayfish
  • Fisheries Management
  • Geology
  • Indian Ocean Territories
  • Lifecycles
  • Ocean Currents
  • Puerulus
  • Recreational Fishing
  • Rock lobster
  • Sustainability
  • Threatened Species



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