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Fisheries Fact Sheet: Western Rock Lobster

Colourful and protected by a strong carapace, the western rock lobster is one of the family of ‘spiny’ lobsters – and the target of WA’s largest and most valuable fishery. This fact sheet explores the basic biology of the western rock lobster

Lesson Plans

Commercial Rock Lobster

Students will learn how research on the Western rock lobster contributes to the management of the fishery.


Western Rock Lobster Life Cycle

This poster features the Life Cycle of the Western Rock Lobster with images of egg and larval stages.