Fisheries Infosite

Fish type - Highly migratory

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2023


The codes in the species code column with a superscript, e.g. BYA! –highlights those species with a fishing year period 1 April – 31 March. (Except species LFE and SFE which have different fishing years for its stocks; LFE13 and SFE13 have a February – January fishing year whilst all other LFE and SFE stocks have an October – September fishing year)

The reported catch displayed on this page will not appear until after 1 October and will be for the period ending 30 September. For April and February based species/stocks the reported catch will not match the TACC period.

If you wish to compare reported catch with the TACC of the same period for any of these species/stocks click directly on the required fish stock code or name.

45 items
Species codeFishstock CodeNameReported comm. catch (kg)TACC (kg)Cust. allow. (kg)Rec. allow. (kg)Target In QMS
BIG BIG1 Bigeye Tuna 1 - 10 (Combined) 4,387 714,000 4,000 8,000 Yes Yes
TOR TOR1 Pacific Bluefin Tuna 1-10 (Com... 3,648 116,000 500 25,000 No Yes
SWO SWO1 Swordfish 1 - 10 (Combined) 3,393 885,000 10,000 20,000 No Yes
RBM RBM1 Ray's Bream 1 - 10 (Combined) 3,071 980,000 5,000 10,000 No Yes
MAK MAK1 Mako Shark 1 - 10 (Combined) 2,960 200,000 10,000 30,000 No Yes
STN STN1 Southern Bluefin Tuna 1-10 & h... 1,812 1,046,000 2,000 34,000 Yes Yes
BWS BWS1 Blue Shark 1 - 10 (Combined) 1,429 1,860,000 10,000 20,000 No Yes
POS POS1 Porbeagle Shark 1 - 10 (Combin... 1,414 110,000 2,000 6,000 No Yes
MOO MOO1 Moonfish 1 - 10 (Combined) 1,025 527,000 0 0 No Yes
YFN YFN1 Yellowfin Tuna 1 - 10 (Combine... 826 263,000 30,000 60,000 No Yes
ALB ALB1 Albacore All NZ Fisheries 2,913 Yes No
SKJ SKJ1 Skipjack All NZ Fisheries 115 Yes No
ALB ALBET Albacore Extra Territorial (20... Yes No
BEM BEM1 Blue Marlin Auckland(East) No No
BEM BEM10 Blue Marlin Kermadec No No
BEM BEM2 Blue Marlin Central(East) No No
BEM BEM3 Blue Marlin South-East(Coast) No No
BEM BEM4 Blue Marlin South-East(Chatham... No No
BEM BEM5 Blue Marlin Southland No No
BEM BEM6 Blue Marlin Sub-Antarctic No No
BEM BEM7 Blue Marlin Challenger No No
BEM BEM8 Blue Marlin Central(West) No No
BEM BEM9 Blue Marlin Auckland(West) No No
BEM BEMET Blue Marlin Extra Territorial ... No No
BIG BIGET Bigeye Tuna Extra Territorial ... Yes No
BWS BWSET Blue Shark Extra Territorial (... No No
MAK MAKET Mako Shark Extra Territorial (... No No
MOO MOOET Moonfish Extra Territorial (20... No No
POS POSET Porbeagle Shark Extra Territor... No No
RBM RBMET Rays Bream Extra Territorial (... No No
SKJ SKJET Skipjack Extra Territorial (20... Yes No
STM STM1 Striped Marlin Auckland(East) No No
STM STM10 Striped Marlin Kermadec No No
STM STM2 Striped Marlin Central(East) No No
STM STM3 Striped Marlin South-East(Coas... No No
STM STM4 Striped Marlin South-East(Chat... No No
STM STM5 Striped Marlin Southland No No
STM STM6 Striped Marlin Sub-Antarctic No No
STM STM7 Striped Marlin Challenger No No
STM STM8 Striped Marlin Central(West) No No
STM STM9 Striped Marlin Auckland(West) No No
STM STMET Striped Marlin Extra Territori... No No
SWO SWOET Swordfish Extra Territorial (2... No No
TOR TORET Pacific Bluefin Tuna Extra Ter... No No
YFN YFNET Yellowfin Tuna Extra Territori... No No
    26,993 6,701,000 73,500 213,000