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The 18th summer trawl survey of hoki, hake, ling, and associated species in the Sub-Antarctic was carried out from 23 November to 22 December 2016. All planned 81 phase one stations were completed in 20 strata. There was insufficient time to carry out phase two. Core biomass estimates were down 21% for hoki (31 098 t, CV 11.3%) compared to the previous survey in 2016, down by 20% for ling (21 270 t, CV 10.4%), and up by 35% for hake (1354 t, CV 28.5%).