Fisheries Infosite

Leatherjacket (LEA)
Maori name
Scientific name
Meuschenia scaber

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2014
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 384,218
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 1,461,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 4,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 10,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 74,000 
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
LEA1 Leatherjacket 1 and 9 (Combine... 147,363 188,000 1,000 5,000 No Yes
LEA3 Leatherjacket 3, 5 and 6 (Comb... 131,917 130,000 1,000 2,000 No Yes
LEA2 Leatherjacket 2, 7 and 8 (Comb... 104,938 1,136,000 1,000 2,000 No Yes
LEA10 Leatherjacket Kermadec 0 0 0 No Yes
LEA4 Leatherjacket South-East(Chath... 7,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
LEAET Leatherjacket Extra Territoria... No No
   384,218 1,461,000 4,000 10,000