Fisheries Infosite

Oreo Sub-Antarctic (OEO6)
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