Abalone fisher has gone missing off Perth

Water Police.
Water Police.

THE search is continuing for a missing man who disappeared while fishing for abalone off the Dunsborough coast south of Perth.

The man, believed to be aged 28, was with a group of people collecting abalone just before 10am on Monday when he went missing, Western Australia Police say.

His group raised the alarm and a land, sea and air search was begun around Sugarloaf Rock, toward Yallingup.

Police say the man, who has been named by local media as Loi Ho Dinh, was not wearing any personal safety equipment or flotation device when he disappeared.

WA Police said the search was continuing today near Sugarloaf Rock.

Volunteers from Naturaliste Volunteer Marine Rescue, Dunsborough local police officers, Water Police divers, Surf Life Saving WA jet skis and air support are involved in the search.