Fisheries Infosite

Spiny red rock lobster (CRA)
Maori name
Scientific name
Jasus edwardsii

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 
for the 12 month period to 31/03/2024
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 2,426,811
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 2,777,386
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 195,500
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 269,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 380,500 
Illegal take (kg) Unknown 
Commercial Catch vs. Allowance* - Trend
Reported catch by month* - Trend
*All amounts are shown in thousands of kgs.



Fishstock CodeNameReported comm. catch (kg)TACC (kg)Cust. allow. (kg)Rec. allow. (kg)Target In QMS
CRA8 Spiny red rock lobster Souther... 1,126,855 1,251,000 30,000 33,000 Yes Yes
CRA5 Spiny red rock lobster Canterb... 339,451 350,000 40,000 87,000 Yes Yes
CRA6 Spiny red rock lobster Chatham... 305,416 360,000 4,000 6,000 Yes Yes
CRA4 Spiny red rock lobster Welling... 243,458 280,000 35,000 40,000 Yes Yes
CRA7 Spiny red rock lobster Otago 111,556 111,500 10,000 5,000 Yes Yes
CRA1 Spiny red rock lobster Northla... 84,135 89,000 20,000 22,000 Yes Yes
CRA3 Spiny red rock lobster Gisborn... 82,979 195,000 20,000 12,000 Yes Yes
CRA2 Spiny red rock lobster Bay of ... 76,249 80,000 16,500 34,000 Yes Yes
CRA9 Spiny red rock lobster Westlan... 56,712 60,800 20,000 30,000 Yes Yes
CRA10 Spiny red rock lobster Kermade... 86 Yes Yes
CRAET Spiny red rock lobster Extra T... Yes No
   2,426,811 2,777,386 195,500 269,000