Fisheries Infosite

Sea perch (SPE)
Scientific name
Helicolenus spp.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2019
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 1,165,668
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 2,190,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 29,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 35,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 49,000 
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
SPE3 Sea Perch South-East(Coast) 554,960 1,000,000 11,000 11,000 No Yes
SPE4 Sea Perch South-East(Chatham R... 432,016 910,000 0 0 No Yes
SPE1 Sea Perch Auckland(East) 52,891 53,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
SPE7 Sea Perch Challenger 47,320 82,000 8,000 8,000 No Yes
SPE2 Sea Perch Central(East) 45,622 79,000 5,000 9,000 No Yes
SPE5 Sea Perch Southland 17,976 36,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
SPE9 Sea Perch Auckland(West) 7,531 6,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
SPE6 Sea Perch Sub-Antartic 4,593 9,000 0 0 No Yes
SPE8 Sea Perch Central(West) 2,759 15,000 2,000 4,000 No Yes
SPE10 Sea Perch Kermadec 0 0 0 No Yes
SPEET Sea Perch Extra Territorial (2... No No
   1,165,668 2,190,000 29,000 35,000