Cockburn sound crabs

Hi All

Can someone please tell me when did the ban end for crabs in the sound?
and has it been extended? and till when?
Is it all kinds of fishing thats banned ie nets, snorkeling, scoops?
Thanks

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Thu, 2008-01-03 15:36

The ban has been extended for another year although it could be longer based on the fisheries website stating "Cockburn Sound will remain closed to all crab fishing until further notice."

http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/docs/pub/BlueSwimmerCrabProtection/index.php?0102

And yes this means all forms of crabbing.

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