Fisheries Infosite

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

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2022
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 665,316
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
HPB3 Hapuku & Bass South East (Coas... 204,916 335,100 1,000 195,000 Yes Yes
HPB5 Hapuku & Bass 5 & 6 Combined 147,763 451,300 Yes Yes
HPB4 Hapuku & Bass Chatham Rise 92,512 322,600 Yes Yes
HPB1 Hapuku & Bass 1 & 9 Combined 87,961 140,000 10,000 58,000 Yes Yes
HPB7 Hapuku & Bass Challenger 57,241 235,500 Yes Yes
HPB2 Hapuku & Bass Central (East) 40,632 80,000 10,000 38,000 Yes Yes
HPB8 Hapuku & Bass Central (Egmont) 34,291 80,100 Yes Yes
HPB10 Hapuku & Bass Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
HPBET Hapuku & Bass Extra Territoria... Yes No
   665,316 1,654,600 21,000 291,000