Fisheries Infosite

School shark (SCH)
Maori name
Scientific name
Galeorhinus galeus

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2024
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 1,008,908
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 3,213,100
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 236,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 200,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 137,000 
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
SCH5 School Shark Southland 238,736 520,000 7,000 5,000 Yes Yes
SCH7 School Shark Challenger 233,307 641,000 58,000 58,000 Yes Yes
SCH1 School Shark Auckland (East) 185,907 689,000 102,000 68,000 Yes Yes
SCH3 School Shark South East (Coast... 183,456 387,000 48,000 48,000 Yes Yes
SCH8 School Shark Central (Egmont) 85,493 529,000 21,000 21,000 Yes Yes
SCH2 School Shark Central (East) 67,905 198,600 Yes Yes
SCH4 School Shark Chatham Rise 14,104 238,500 Yes Yes
SCH10 School Shark Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
SCHET School Shark Extra Territorial... Yes No
   1,008,908 3,213,100 236,000 200,000