This report updates the information on annual patterns of settlement for the red rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) on crevice collectors at key sites. Settlement for the 2019 fishing year was notable for high settlement at Moeraki and low settlement at Gisborne, Napier, Kaikōura, Halfmoon Bay, and Jackson Bay. Castlepoint was just above to its long-term mean.
FAR 2021/42 Red rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) settlement indices for the 2019 fishing year
Report - Fisheries Assessment Report (FAR)