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SEASON AVAILABILITY

NEW ZEALAND
COMMON NAME
APPOROXIMATE
PRODUCTION
SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

FINFISH

(PER ANNUM)
SMALL 100-1000 tonnes
MODERATE 1000-10000 tonnes
LARGE 10,000 - 20,000 tonnes
VERY LARGE More than 20,000 tonnes
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ALFONSINO
Beryx splendens
MODERATE                        
BARRACOUTA
Thyrsites atun
VERY LARGE                        
BLUENOSE
Hyperoglyphe antartica
SMALL                        
BLUE COD
Parapercis colias
MODERATE                        
RED COD
Pseudophycis bachus
MODERATE                        
FLOUNDER (SAND)
Rhombosolea plebeia
SMALL                        
FLOUNDER (YELLOWBELLY)
Rhombosolea leporina
SMALL                        
GEMFISH
Rexea solandri
MODERATE                        
GROPER
Polyprion oxygeneics
MODERATE                        
RED GURNARD
Chelidonichthys kurnu
MODERATE                        
HAKE
Merluccius australis
MODERATE                        
HOKI
Marcruonus novaezelandiae
VERY LARGE                        
KAHAWAI
Arripis trutta
MODERATE                        
LEATHERJACKET
Navodon scaber
SMALL                        
LING
Genypterus blacodes
MODERATE                        
BLUE MACKERAL
Scomber australasicus
MODERATE                        
JACK MACKERELS
Trachurus declivis
Trachurus novaezelandiae
VERY LARGE                        
MONKFISH
Kathetostoma giganteum
SMALL                        
BLACK OREO DORY
Allocyttus sp.
LARGE                        
SMOOTH OREO DORY
Pseudocyttus maculatus
MODERATE                        
ORANGE ROUGHY
Hoplostethus atlanticus
VERY LARGE                        
KING SALMON
Oncorhynchus ishawytscha
SMALL                        
GHOST SHARK (DARK)
Hydrolagus novaezelandiae
MODERATE                        
SKATE
Raja spp.
SMALL                        
SNAPPER
Chrysophrys australis
LARGE                        
LEMON SOLE
Pelotretis flavilatus
SMALL                        
NZ SOLE
Pellorhamphus novazealandiae
SMALL                        
TARAKIHI
Nernadactyus macropterus
MODERATE                        
TREVALLY
Caranx georgianus
MODERATE                        
ALBACORE TUNA
Thunnus alalunga
LARGE                        
BLUE WAREHOU
Seriolella brama
MODERATE                        
SILVER WAREHOU
Seriolella punctata
MODERATE                        
S. BLUE WHITING
Micromesistius australis
VERY LARGE                        

 

SHELLFISH AND CRUSTACEA

NZ GREENSHELL MUSSEL
Perna canaliculus
LARGE                        
PACIFIC OYSTER
Crassostrea gigas
MODERATE                        
PAUA
Haliotis iris
SMALL                        
ARROW SQUID
Nototodarus sloanii
VERY LARGE                        
SCAMPI
Metanephrops Chaliengeri
SMALL                        
                           
      Available   Main Season   No Catch