Fisheries Infosite

Oreo South-East (Chatham Rise) (OEO4)
Scientific name
Oreosomatidae (Family)

Physical characteristics

There is currently no data available for this species.

There are three species of oreo fished within the New Zealand EEZ; smooth oreo, black oreo and spiky oreo. All three species are managed under the QMS with quota allocated as a combined oreo assemblage.

Life cycle



Key statistics
Recreational significance Low
Customary significance Low
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