Freshwater shrimp

Freshwater shrimp

Common name/sFreshwater shrimp
Scientific nameParatya australiensis
Minimum legal size no minimum
Bag limit 0.5 litres

This bag limit does not apply to purchased bait

Collection methods for freshwater shrimp

You may collect freshwater shrimp:

  • by hand
  • by using 1 dip net
  • by using up to 2 labelled bait nets

The number, size and shape of the equipment used is important. It is also important that your equipment is appropriately labelled. Click here for a summary of the fishing gear that can legally be used in Victoria, and how to use it.