Fisheries Infosite

Short-finned eel Lake Ellesmere (SFE13)
Maori name
Scientific name
Anguilla australis, A. reinhardtii

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 31/01/2022

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 use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 31,578
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 134,120
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Reported catch by month* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Seasonality
Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 34,380
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 3,440
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg)  
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 

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