Fisheries Infosite

Hapuku & Bass (HPB)
Maori name
Scientific name
Polyprion oxygeneios, P. americanus

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2022
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 44,981
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 1,654,600
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 21,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 291,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 17,500 
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
HPB1 Hapuku & Bass 1 & 9 Combined 10,728 140,000 10,000 58,000 Yes Yes
HPB8 Hapuku & Bass Central (Egmont) 8,770 80,100 Yes Yes
HPB7 Hapuku & Bass Challenger 7,799 235,500 Yes Yes
HPB3 Hapuku & Bass South East (Coas... 6,398 335,100 1,000 195,000 Yes Yes
HPB2 Hapuku & Bass Central (East) 4,752 80,000 10,000 38,000 Yes Yes
HPB4 Hapuku & Bass Chatham Rise 3,857 322,600 Yes Yes
HPB5 Hapuku & Bass 5 & 6 Combined 2,677 451,300 Yes Yes
HPB10 Hapuku & Bass Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
HPBET Hapuku & Bass Extra Territoria... Yes No
   44,981 1,654,600 21,000 291,000