Fisheries Infosite

Elephant fish (ELE)
Maori name
Scientific name
Callorhinchus milii

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2015
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 1,339,617
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 1,313,500
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 10,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 10,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 58,500 
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
ELE3 Elephant Fish 3 & 4 Combined 1,047,653 1,000,000 5,000 5,000 No Yes
ELE5 Elephant Fish 5 & 6 Combined 179,205 170,000 5,000 5,000 No Yes
ELE7 Elephant Fish Challenger 102,103 101,800 No Yes
ELE2 Elephant Fish 2 & 8 Combined 10,612 21,600 No Yes
ELE1 Elephant Fish 1 & 9 Combined 44 10,100 No Yes
ELE10 Elephant Fish Kermadec 10,000 No Yes
ELEET Elephant Fish Extra Territoria... No No
   1,339,617 1,313,500 10,000 10,000