A stock assessment was conducted for hoki in 2019. The current western biomass was estimated to be 56%B0 (median value) for the updated two-stock model, 34%B0 (western stock only model), and 29%B0 (two stock with a west focus). Current eastern biomass estimates were 66%B0 (two stock update) and 64%B0 (two stock with east focus).
FAR 2019/68 Assessment of hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) in 2019
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