June 1st each year marks the beginning of the CLOSED SEASON for Stone Crabs in The Bahamas.

The possession, harvest or sale of fresh product is prohibited during the closed season which runs from June 1st through October 15th.

Possession or sale of females and stone crab claws measuring less than 4″ is also prohibited.

Click here to Download BREEF’s Quick Guide to the Fisheries Regulations of The Bahamas