Fisheries Infosite

John dory (JDO)
Maori name
Scientific name
Zeus faber

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2021
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 578,753
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 895,400
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 17,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 40,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 29,000 
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
JDO1 John Dory Auckland (East) 286,560 354,000 15,000 36,000 Yes Yes
JDO7 John Dory Challenger 189,166 230,000 2,000 4,000 Yes Yes
JDO2 John Dory Central (East) 101,485 269,500 Yes Yes
JDO3 John Dory South East (Coast) 1,542 31,900 Yes Yes
JDO10 John Dory Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
JDOET John Dory Extra Territorial (2... Yes No
   578,753 895,400 17,000 40,000