Fisheries Infosite

Bladder kelp (KBB)
Scientific name
Macrocystis pyrifera

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2024
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 33,411
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 1,509,600
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 200
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 200
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 2,000 
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 
Commercial Catch vs. Allowance* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Trend
*All amounts are shown in thousands of kgs.