Fisheries New Zealand - Application to hold quota over aggregation limits for blue mackerel and kahawai

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback from persons or organisations having an interest in a blue mackerel (EMA) and kahawai (KAH) quota aggregation limit exemption application.

The requests are to hold:

  • 45.993% of all KAH quota, with an authorisation to hold up to 51% to accommodate future TAC/TACC changes.
  • 55.304% of all EMA quota, with an authorisation to hold up to 61% to accommodate future TAC/TACC changes.

Consultation on this application will run for 5 weeks from 20 July to 28 August 2020. Feedback on the proposed changes must be submitted by 5pm on 28 August 2020.

For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.