Fisheries Infosite

Orange roughy (ORH)
Scientific name
Hoplostethus atlanticus

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2022
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 0
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 12,161,000
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) 592,000 
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
ORH1 Orange Roughy Auckland (East) 1,400,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH10 Orange Roughy Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
ORH2A Orange Roughy Central (Gisbour... 488,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH2B Orange Roughy Central (Wairara... 60,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORH3A Orange Roughy South East (Cook... 177,000 Yes Yes
ORH3B Orange Roughy South East (Chat... 7,967,000 5,000 0 Yes Yes
ORH7A Orange Roughy Challenger (Nort... 2,058,000 2,000 0 Yes Yes
ORH7B Orange Roughy Challenger (Sout... 1,000 0 0 Yes Yes
ORHET Orange Roughy Extra Territoria... Yes No
ORHLH Orange Roughy Lord Howe Rise No No
ORHLR Orange Roughy Louisville Ridge No No
ORHNC Orange Roughy Northwest Challe... No No
ORHSTR Orange Roughy South Tasman Ris... Yes No
ORHTS Orange Roughy Tasman Sea No No
ORHWB Orange Roughy Westpac Bank No No
ORHWN Orange Roughy Norfolk Ridge No No
   0 12,161,000 7,000 0