Fish Identification - Dredge Oyster
“Oyster” includes the kinds of molluscs known as Saccostrea glomerata (formerly known as Crassostrea glomerata or Saxostrea glomerata) and Crassostrea gigas, commonly known as the rock oyster and Pacific oyster respectively; and Tiostrea chilensis (formerly known as Ostrea lutaria), commonly known as the dredge oyster:
Size Limits (Length)
A person must not take or possess any dredge oyster that can be passed through a rigid circular metal ring having a clear inside diameter of 58 mm.
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Within the Southland FMA the open season for oysters is from the 1st March to 31st August inclusive.Note
Dredge Oysters taken in the South East FMA have no restriction on either size or season.