The bluenose stock assessment conducted in 2021 is described. The assessment was accepted by the Fisheries New Zealand Inshore Working Group and Plenary. The data inputs and model assumptions are described. The stock in 2021 was estimated to be at about 25% of the virgin biomass, and would slowly rebuild at 2021 catch levels.
FAR 2021/82 The 2021 stock assessment of New Zealand bluenose
Report - Fisheries Assessment Report (FAR)