Fisheries Infosite

Bigeye tuna (BIG)
Scientific name
Thunnus obesus

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2023
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 81,288
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 714,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 4,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 8,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 14,000 
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 
Commercial Catch vs. Allowance* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Trend
*All amounts are shown in thousands of kgs.