Fisheries Infosite

Paua Southland and Otago (PAU5D)
Maori name
Scientific name
Haliotis iris, H. australis

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2023
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 44,173
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 89,000
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Reported catch by month* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Seasonality
Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 3,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 22,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 20,000 
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 

Commercial Catch vs. Allowance* - Trend
*All amounts are shown in thousands of kgs.