Fisheries Infosite

Barracouta (BAR)
Maori name
Scientific name
Thyrsites atun

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2023
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 1,123,216
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 33,402,461
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 2,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 3,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 165,000 
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 
Commercial Catch vs. Allowance* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Trend
*All amounts are shown in thousands of kgs.

Fishstock CodeNameReported comm. catch (kg)TACC (kg)Cust. allow. (kg)Rec. allow. (kg)Target In QMS
BAR5 Barracouta Southland 591,448 8,200,000 2,000 3,000 Yes Yes
BAR7 Barracouta Challenger 328,147 11,172,853 Yes Yes
BAR1 Barracouta Auckland (East) 203,621 11,000,456 Yes Yes
BAR10 Barracouta Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
BAR4 Barracouta Chatham Rise 3,019,152 Yes Yes
BARET Barracouta Extra Territorial (... Yes No
   1,123,216 33,402,461 2,000 3,000