Mussel (all species)

Mussel

Common nameMussel (all species)
Scientific nameMytilidae
Minimum legal size no minimum
Bag limit

Outside of restricted areas (listed in additional information below), mussels have a combined total limit of:

  • 10 litres of whole mussels from one or more species, or
  • 1 litre of split or shucked mussels from one of more species
Additional information

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