Fisheries Infosite

Giant stargazer (STA)
Scientific name
Kathetostoma spp.

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2017
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 2,781,414
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 5,536,400
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) 6,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 54,000 
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
STA7 Stargazer Challenger 1,113,899 1,122,000 1,000 4,000 Yes Yes
STA5 Stargazer Southland 992,086 1,264,000 Yes Yes
STA3 Stargazer South East (Coast) 543,460 901,600 1,000 2,000 Yes Yes
STA4 Stargazer Chatham Rise 98,801 2,157,800 Yes Yes
STA1 Stargazer Auckland (East) 18,554 21,000 Yes Yes
STA2 Stargazer Central (East) 11,649 38,000 Yes Yes
STA8 Stargazer Central (Egmont) 2,965 22,000 Yes Yes
STA10 Stargazer Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
STAET Stargazer Extra Territorial (2... Yes No
   2,781,414 5,536,400 2,000 6,000