Fisheries Infosite

Blue mackerel (EMA)
Maori name
Scientific name
Scomber australasicus

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2018
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 11,399,659
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 11,550,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 24,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 47,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg)  
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
EMA1 Blue Mackerel Auckland(East) 7,988,054 7,630,000 20,000 40,000 Yes Yes
EMA7 Blue Mackerel Challenger, Cent... 3,253,741 3,350,000 1,000 1,000 Yes Yes
EMA2 Blue Mackerel Central(East) 112,177 180,000 2,000 5,000 Yes Yes
EMA3 Blue Mackerel South-East(Coast... 45,687 390,000 1,000 1,000 Yes Yes
EMA10 Blue Mackerel Kermadec 0 Yes Yes
EMAET Blue Mackerel Extra Territoria... Yes No
   11,399,659 11,550,000 24,000 47,000