Fisheries Infosite

Gurnard (GUR)
Maori name
Scientific name
Chelidonichthys kumu

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2022
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 501,294
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 4,876,662
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 60,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 148,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 226,000 
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
GUR3 Gurnard South East (Coast) 214,217 1,500,000 3,000 6,000 Yes Yes
GUR7 Gurnard Challenger 133,126 1,298,000 17,000 42,000 Yes Yes
GUR1 Gurnard Auckland (East) 77,681 800,000 40,000 100,000 Yes Yes
GUR2 Gurnard Central (East) 45,552 725,462 Yes Yes
GUR8 Gurnard Central (Egmont) 30,718 543,200 Yes Yes
GUR10 Gurnard Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
GURET Gurnard Extra Territorial (200... Yes No
   501,294 4,876,662 60,000 148,000