Fisheries Infosite

Horse mussel (HOR)
Maori name
Scientific name
Atrina zelandica

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 31/03/2015
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 117
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 29,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 9,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 9,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 58,000 
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
HOR7 Horse Mussel Challenger 117 16,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR1 Horse Mussel Auckland (East) 4,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR10 Horse Mussel Kermadec 0 0 0 No Yes
HOR2 Horse Mussel Central (East) 2,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR3 Horse Mussel South-East (Coast... 2,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR4 Horse Mussel South-East(Chatha... 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR5 Horse Mussel Southland 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR6 Horse Mussel Sub-Antarctic 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR8 Horse Mussel Central (West) 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HOR9 Horse Mussel Auckland (West) 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
HORET Horse Mussel Extra Territorial... No No
   117 29,000 9,000 9,000