Optimum quality Western Rock Lobster are selected and immobilised in fresh water after which the head and tail are separated. The intestinal tract is then removed from the tail section. The tail is washed, cleaned, and drained ready for size grading, individual wrapping and packing into 10lb (4.54kg) and 25lb (11.34kg) cartons.

The product is then snap frozen to -40°C.

Shipments are made in 20’ containers of 1100 x 25lbs or 2400 x 10lbs or in AVE (LD3) air containers of 112 x 25lbs or 270 x 10lbs.

GRADE WEIGHT PER PIECE COUNT PER BOX

OZ
GMS
10LB
(4.54kg)
25LB
(11.34kg)
A 5-6 141-170 26-32 64-81
B1 6-7 171-198 23-25  58-63
B2 7-8 199-227 19-22  48-57
C1 8-9 228-255 18 45-47
C2 9-10 256-283 16-17 41-44
D1 10-11 284-312 14-15 37-40
D2 11-12 313-340 13 32-36
E1 12-14 341-397 11-12 29-31
E2 14-16 398-454 9-10 24-28
F 16-20 455-568 NA 19-23
G 20-24 569-682 NA 17-18
H 24+ 683+ NA 16 under