Fisheries reports and stock statistics

We report on the status of fish stocks and fisheries in New Zealand waters.

Annual stock assessment

Each year, we assess the status of as many fish stocks and fisheries as possible. We assess them against the Harvest Strategy Standard for New Zealand Fisheries.

Status of New Zealand's fisheries stocks 2019 [PDF, 2.3 MB]

The Harvest Strategy Standard for New Zealand Fisheries 2008 [PDF, 309 KB]

Find out more

Guidelines for the release of fisheries information [PDF, 359 KB]

Detailed stock status information for individual stocks

Who to contact

If you have questions about fisheries science and research, email

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