Fisheries Infosite

Orange roughy (ORH)
Scientific name
Hoplostethus atlanticus

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2020
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 8,885,449
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 10,966,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 7,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

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

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 548,000 
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
ORH3B Orange Roughy South East (Chat... 5,624,076 6,772,000 5,000 0 Yes Yes
ORH7A Orange Roughy Challenger (Nort... 1,897,413 2,058,000 2,000 0 Yes Yes
ORH1 Orange Roughy Auckland (East) 678,573 1,400,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH2A Orange Roughy Central (Gisbour... 376,641 488,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH3A Orange Roughy South East (Cook... 138,203 177,000 Yes Yes
ORH2B Orange Roughy Central (Wairara... 60,653 60,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH7B Orange Roughy Challenger (Sout... 319 1,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH10 Orange Roughy Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
ORHLR Orange Roughy Louisville Ridge 102,104 No No
ORHTS Orange Roughy Tasman Sea 7,467 No No
ORHET Orange Roughy Extra Territoria... Yes No
ORHSTR Orange Roughy South Tasman Ris... Yes No
ORHWB Orange Roughy Westpac Bank No No
   8,885,449 10,966,000 7,000 0