Swimming shrimp

Vic Fishing Rec Guide 2015


Common Name/s: Swimming shrimp
Minimum legal size: no minimum
Bag/possession limit: 0.5L per person
Note: Does not apply to purchased bait

Collection methods for shrimps

  • By hand; or
  • Dip net; or
  • Bait trap (x2); or
  • Bait pump; or
  • Bait net (Note: use is prohibited in some waters e.g. Port Phillip Bay and Western Port, see Using equipment in marine waters).

All species of swimming shrimp cannot be taken from the intertidal zone in Port Phillip Bay (see Restricted Areas - Intertidal Zone).