South Coast Rock Lobster Fishery
  • Established 1974
  • Total allowable catch (TAC) and total allowable effort
    (TAE) controlled
  • Individual quotas and individual effort allocations
  • South African Cold Water Spiny Rock Lobster (Palinurus gilchristi )
  • Fishing depth 50 - 150 meters
  • Fishing area: Southern Ocean off South Africa
  • Major operating ports: Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
  • Long line pot fishery
  • Large offshore vessels utilized (30 – 50 meters)