Fisheries Infosite

Pipi (PPI)
Maori name
Scientific name
Paphies australis

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2020
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 0
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 204,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 242,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 242,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 25,000 
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
PPI1A Pipi Whangarei Harbour fishery 200,000 25,000 25,000 No Yes
PPI1B Pipi East Northland 0 76,000 76,000 No Yes
PPI1C Pipi Hauraki Gulf and Bay of P... 3,000 115,000 115,000 No Yes
PPI2 Pipi Central (East) 0 3,000 3,000 No Yes
PPI3 Pipi South-East (Coast) 0 9,000 9,000 No Yes
PPI4 Pipi South-East (Chatham Rise) 0 1,000 1,000 No Yes
PPI5 Pipi Southland and Sub-Antarct... 0 1,000 1,000 No Yes
PPI7 Pipi Challenger/Central (Plate... 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
PPI8 Pipi Challenger (South) 0 1,000 1,000 No Yes
PPI9 Pipi Auckland (West) 0 10,000 10,000 No Yes
PPI10 Pipi Kermadec No No
PPIET Pipi Extra Territorial (200 mi... No No
   0 204,000 242,000 242,000