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Cayman Islands Government

Lobster Season

Closed season for lobsters begins on Monday,1 March 2010.

The Department of Environment (DoE) wishes to advise the public that the closed season for lobsters begins on Monday March 1, 2010 and runs through November 30, 2010.

No one may take lobster from Cayman waters, or purchase, receive or possess lobsters taken from Cayman waters, during these months.

Violation of this and any of the Marine Coservation Laws is an offence carrying a maxiumum penalty of CI$500,000 fine and one year in jail. Upon conviction, forfeiture of the vessel or other equipment may also be ordered.

Persons may contact the DoE at 916 4271 (Grand Cayman), 926 0136 (Cayman Brac), or 926 2342 (Little Cayman) or call 911 to report violations of any marine conservation legislation. For more information please visit us on the web at www.doe.ky.