Fisheries Infosite

Region - Central (FMA 8)

The Central West Region supports a mixed trawl fishery for snapper, gurnard, tarakihi and trevally and white warehou. Most vessels in this fishery are based in Wellington/Paremata, New Plymouth and Auckland.

There is also commercial set netting for rig and school shark, longlining for snapper and potting for rock lobster.

Selection of mixed fish in binsSet nettingSetting Rock lobster pots