Pearl Oyster Fishery

This fishery operates from the high water mark to the outer boundary of the Australian fishing zone, 200 nautical miles offshore. Pearl oysters may only be taken by hand. A total of 138,000 oysters can be collected each year. (as of 28 November 2017)

There are five licences in the Pearl oyster fishery. Read more about buying, selling or leasing a commercial licence.