Molluscs (all species other than abalone, mussels, oysters, pipis, scallops, squid, octopus and cuttlefish)

MolluscsAll species other than abalone, mussels, oysters, scallop, pipis, squid, octopus, and cuttlefish). This includes snails, slugs, periwinkles, dogwhelks, chitons, and limpets
Minimum legal size no minimum
Bag limit

Bag limit outside of restricted areas (listed in additional information below):

  • 5 litres of whole mollusc from one of more species
  • 1 litre of split or shucked (removed from shell) mollusc from one of more species
Additional information

You can't collect any mollusc in waters less than 2m deep (the intertidal zone) in Port Phillip Bay. Click here for more information on Port Phillip Bay's intertidal zone.

You can't collect single shelled molluscs in waters less than 2m deep (the intertidal zone) in all Victorian waters, including Port Phillip Bay. Click here for more information on the intertidal zone.

You can't collect any molluscs in Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries. Click here for more information on Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries.