Snapper

Juvenile Snapper
Juvenile Snapper
Female Snapper
Female Snapper
Male Snapper
Male Snapper

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

Snapper closure locations and times

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.

A map showing Snapper fishing closures in South Australia. A total Snapper fishing closure is in place in West Coast / Spencer Gulf / Gulf St Vincent waters until 11:59 pm on 31 January 2023. A seasonal closure is also in place in South East waters every year from 12:01 am on 1 November to 11.59 pm on 31 January.
View the Snapper fishing closures map (PDF 489.0 KB
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Snapper limits

Rules and limits for Snapper fishing in the South East will be made available before to the season opens in February 2020.


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Page Last Reviewed: 31 Oct 2019
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