Fisheries Infosite

Kingfish (KIN)
Maori name
Scientific name
Seriola lalandi

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2024
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 92,581
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 297,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 124,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 641,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 89,000 
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
KIN8 Kingfish 8 and 9 (Combined) 42,489 80,000 19,000 55,000 No Yes
KIN2 Kingfish Central(East) 22,128 69,000 18,000 79,000 No Yes
KIN1 Kingfish Auckland(East) 15,350 91,000 76,000 459,000 No Yes
KIN7 Kingfish Challenger 7,836 44,000 6,000 40,000 No Yes
KIN3 Kingfish 3, 5 and 6 (Combined) 4,763 11,000 4,000 6,000 No Yes
KIN4 Kingfish South-East(Chatham Ri... 15 1,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
KIN10 Kingfish Kermadec 1,000 0 1,000 No Yes
KINET Kingfish Extra Territorial (20... No No
   92,581 297,000 124,000 641,000