Fisheries Infosite

Green-Lipped Mussel Central(East) (MSG2)
Maori name
Scientific name
Perna canaliculus

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 
for the calendar year 2025

There is some historical catch data on this page relating to catch taken prior to Green lipped mussels entering the QMS in 2004. MSG is now managed under the QMS as GLM. Catch and value information relating to to this stock can be found on the GLM species pages. (click here)

Commercial value 2025
Quota value (NZ$m)
Export value (NZ$m)
Export volume (thousand tonnes)
Export price (NZ$/kg)
Port price (NZ$/kg)

Top export markets 2025 ($m)
Customary value
Importance to customary fishers

Recreational value
Importance to recreational fishers

Allocation of catch between sectors 2025 (kg)