Murray Spiny Freshwater Crayfish

Vic Fishing Rec Guide 2015

Common Name/s: Murray spiny freshwater crayfish
Minimum legal size: 10 cm carapace length
Maximum legal size: 12 cm carapace length
Bag limit: 2
Absolute state-wide possession limit 4 Murray spiny freshwater crayfish anywhere in Victoria
Closed season: 1 September to 31 May for waters north of the Great Dividing Range (see map).

"Map showing Horsham, Ballarat, Bendigo, Marysville and Wangaratta" 

Collection methods for spiny freshwater crayfish

You must retain crayfish in whole or carcass form. You may not possess female spiny freshwater crayfish with eggs, or with young attached, or remove the eggs.