Fisheries Infosite

Yellow-eyed mullet (YEM)
Maori name
Scientific name
Aldrichetta forsteri

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2017
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 23,606
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 68,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 36,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 52,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 0 
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
YEM1 Yellow Eyed Mullet Auckland(E... 14,711 20,000 15,000 15,000 Yes Yes
YEM9 Yellow Eyed Mullet Auckland(W... 5,170 30,000 4,000 4,000 Yes Yes
YEM3 Yellow Eyed Mullet South-East... 2,955 8,000 2,000 4,000 Yes Yes
YEM8 Yellow Eyed Mullet Central(We... 479 3,000 5,000 10,000 Yes Yes
YEM5 Yellow Eyed Mullet Southland 245 0 1,000 1,000 Yes Yes
YEM7 Yellow Eyed Mullet Challenger 46 5,000 5,000 10,000 Yes Yes
YEM10 Yellow Eyed Mullet Kermadec 0 0 0 Yes Yes
YEM2 Yellow Eyed Mullet Central(Ea... 2,000 4,000 8,000 Yes Yes
YEM4 Yellow Eyed Mullet South-East... 0 0 0 Yes Yes
YEM6 Yellow Eyed Mullet Sub-Antart... 0 0 0 Yes Yes
YEMET Yellow Eyed Mullet Extra Terr... Yes No
   23,606 68,000 36,000 52,000