Fisheries Infosite

Rubyfish (RBY)
Scientific name
Plagiogeneion rubiginosum

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2020
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 192,116
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 839,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 2,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 3,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 18,000 
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
RBY2 Ruby Fish Central(East) 115,552 433,000 1,000 1,000 Yes Yes
RBY4 Ruby Fish South-East(Chatham R... 54,312 18,000 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY1 Ruby Fish Auckland(East) 19,962 300,000 1,000 2,000 Yes Yes
RBY9 Ruby Fish Auckland(West) 2,122 19,000 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY3 Ruby Fish South-East(Coast) 76 30,000 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY5 Ruby Fish Southland 68 0 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY8 Ruby Fish Central(West) 23 6,000 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY7 Ruby Fish Challenger 1 33,000 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY10 Ruby Fish Kermadec 0 0 0 Yes Yes
RBY6 Ruby Fish Sub-Antartic 0 0 0 Yes Yes
RBYET Ruby Fish Extra Territorial (2... Yes No
   192,116 839,000 2,000 3,000