Fisheries Infosite

Snapper (SNA)
Maori name
Scientific name
Pagrus auratus

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
for the 12 month period to 30/09/2022
Commercial use
Reported catch MHR (kg) 0
Commercial allowance TACC (kg) 6,507,300
Export volume (kg) 0
Estimated domestic consumption (kg) Unknown

Customary use
Customary allowance (kg) 127,000
Customary take (kg) Unknown

Recreational use
Recreational allowance (kg) 3,702,000
Recreational take (kg) Unknown

Other sources of mortality
Other mortality allowance (kg) 636,000 
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
SNA1 Snapper Auckland (East) 4,500,000 50,000 3,050,000 Yes Yes
SNA10 Snapper Kermadec 10,000 Yes Yes
SNA2 Snapper Central (East) 315,000 14,000 90,000 Yes Yes
SNA3 Snapper South East (Coast) 32,300 Yes Yes
SNA7 Snapper Challenger 350,000 20,000 250,000 Yes Yes
SNA8 Snapper Central (Egmont) 1,300,000 43,000 312,000 Yes Yes
SNAET Snapper Extra Territorial (200... Yes No
   0 6,507,300 127,000 3,702,000   


  1. The figure shown in SNA1 "Rec. allow. (kg)" is the combined allowance for recreational and customary.