Fisheries Infosite

Green-lipped mussel (GLM)
Maori name
Scientific name
Perna canaliculus

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2018
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 151,920
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 1,720,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 467,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 310,000
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
GLM9 Green-lipped mussel Auckland (... 151,890 180,000 59,000 39,000 Yes Yes
GLM1 Green-lipped mussel Auckland (... 30 10,000 243,000 162,000 Yes Yes
GLM10 Green-lipped mussel Kermadec 0 0 0 Yes Yes
GLM2 Green-lipped mussel Central (E... 10,000 15,000 10,000 Yes Yes
GLM3 Green-lipped mussel 3, 4, 5, a... 10,000 87,000 58,000 Yes Yes
GLM7A Green-lipped mussel Nelson/Mar... 1,500,000 29,000 19,000 Yes Yes
GLM7B Green-lipped mussel West Coast 10,000 8,000 5,000 Yes Yes
GLM8 Green-lipped mussel Central (E... 0 26,000 17,000 Yes Yes
   151,920 1,720,000 467,000 310,000