Fisheries Infosite

Tarakihi (TAR)
Maori name
Scientific name
Nemadactylus macropterus, Nemadactylus sp. ("King Tarakihi")

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2014
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 5,857,621
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 6,439,173
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 188,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 652,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 127,712 
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
TAR2 Tarakihi Central (East) 1,815,945 1,796,000 100,000 150,000 Yes Yes
TAR1 Tarakihi Auckland (East) 1,424,585 1,447,483 73,000 487,000 Yes Yes
TAR7 Tarakihi Challenger 1,073,547 1,088,490 Yes Yes
TAR3 Tarakihi South East (Coast) 991,463 1,403,000 15,000 15,000 Yes Yes
TAR8 Tarakihi Central (Egmont) 247,519 225,400 Yes Yes
TAR4 Tarakihi Chatham Rise 178,789 316,200 Yes Yes
TAR5 Tarakihi Southland 125,773 152,600 Yes Yes
TAR10 Tarakihi Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
TARET Tarakihi Extra Territorial (20... Yes No
   5,857,621 6,439,173 188,000 652,000