Fisheries Infosite

Long-finned eel Waikato/Poverty Bay (LFE21)
Maori name
Scientific name
Anguilla dieffenbachii

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 
for the calendar year 2021

On 1 October 2016, South Island Eel Stocks (ANG) were separated and are managed as individual LFE and SFE stocks. The stock split for ANG13 comes into effect on 1 February 2017 as this QMA has a February to January fishing year.

Commercial value 2021
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Top export markets 2021 ($m)
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Allocation of catch between sectors 2021 (kg)