Fisheries Infosite

Ringed Dosinia Auckland (West) (DAN9)
Maori name
Tuangi haruru
Scientific name
Dosinia anus

Physical characteristics

Ringed Dosinia vary regionally in maximum size, ranging from 58-82 mm.

Life cycle

Ringed Dosinia broadcast spawn over the summer months.


Ringed Dosinia are found in sandy sediments around the New Zelaand coast at depths ranging from 5-10 m depending on area.

Key statistics
Reported commercial catch1 (tonnes)
Quota value estimate2 (NZ$m)
Exports estimate2 (NZ$m)
1 Reported commercial catch is calculated for the 12 month period to 30/09/2025
2 Quota value and exports are calculated pro-rata to reported commercial catch for the 12 month period to 30/09/2025