Fisheries Infosite

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

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2020
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 542,037
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 2,181,600
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 1,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 195,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 6,500 
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 128,479 480,800 Yes Yes
HPB3 Hapuku & Bass South East (Coas... 120,394 335,100 1,000 195,000 Yes Yes
HPB5 Hapuku & Bass 5 & 6 Combined 92,651 451,300 Yes Yes
HPB4 Hapuku & Bass Chatham Rise 87,632 322,600 Yes Yes
HPB2 Hapuku & Bass Central (East) 48,669 266,200 Yes Yes
HPB7 Hapuku & Bass Challenger 40,955 235,500 Yes Yes
HPB8 Hapuku & Bass Central (Egmont) 23,257 80,100 Yes Yes
HPB10 Hapuku & Bass Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
HPBET Hapuku & Bass Extra Territoria... Yes No
   542,037 2,181,600 1,000 195,000