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In 2014, four orange roughy stocks were assessed using NIWA’s package CASAL. For the ORH 7A base model, the median and 95% credibility interval (CI) for stock status were 42% B0 and 35–49% B0. For the NWCR the estimate was 37% B0 with a 95% CI of 30–46% B0. The ESCR is the largest stock and stock status was estimated to be 30% B0 with a 95% CI of 25–34% B0. The MEC stock was assessed as very likely to be below the soft limit of 20% B0 with an estimate of 14% B0 and a 95% CI of 9–21% B0.