Fisheries Infosite

Frostfish (FRO)
Maori name
Scientific name
Lepidopus caudatus

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2019
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 975,358
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 4,019,000
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 4,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 4,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 0 
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
FRO7 Frostfish Challenger 820,678 2,623,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
FRO8 Frostfish Central(West) 77,762 649,000 0 0 No Yes
FRO9 Frostfish Auckland(West) 70,941 138,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
FRO1 Frostfish Auckland(East) 3,153 149,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
FRO2 Frostfish Central(East) 2,559 110,000 1,000 1,000 No Yes
FRO3 Frostfish South-East(Coast) 176 176,000 0 0 No Yes
FRO4 Frostfish South-East(Chatham R... 52 28,000 0 0 No Yes
FRO5 Frostfish Southland 34 135,000 0 0 No Yes
FRO6 Frostfish Sub-Antartic 3 11,000 0 0 No Yes
FRO10 Frostfish Kermadec 0 0 0 No Yes
FROET Frostfish Extra Territorial (2... No No
   975,358 4,019,000 4,000 4,000