Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1998

1998/275

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1998

Pursuant to section 28OB of the Fisheries Act 1983 and section 7 of the Constitution Act 1986, the Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control, after having regard to the matters specified in section 28D of the Fisheries Act 1983, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title and commencement
2 Total allowable commercial catch for barracouta reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting item D of the item relating to barracouta, and substituting the following item:

      D. Southland and Sub- Antarctic 5 & 6 7470.
3 Total allowable commercial catch for black cardinalfish set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to barracouta, the following item:

    Black cardinalfish (Epigonus telescopus) B. Central (East) 2 2223
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 196
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 5
      E. Southland 5 2
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 1
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 39
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 0
      J. Kermadec 101 0
4 Total allowable commercial catch for frostfish set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to flatfish, the following item:

    Frostfish (Lepidopus caudatus) A. Auckland (East) 1 149
      B. Central (East) 2 20
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 128
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 5
      E. Southland 5 135
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 611
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 2623
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 649
      I. Auckland (West) 9 138
      J. Kermadec 10 0
5 Total allowable commercial catch for gemfish in Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting items A and B of the item relating to gemfish, and substituting the following items:

    A. Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined 1 & 9 460
    B. Central (East) 2 520
6 Total allowable commercial catch for ghost shark set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to gemfish, the following item:

    Ghost shark (Hydrolagus novaezelandiae Hydrolagus sp A) A. Auckland (East) 1 10
      B. Central (East) 2 33
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 1185
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 370
      E. Southland 5 109
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 95
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 1121
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 12
      I. Auckland (West) 9 8
      J. Kermadec 10 0
7 Total allowable commercial catch for grey mullet reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting item A of the item relating to grey mullet, and substituting the following item:

    A. Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined 1 & 9 925
8 Total allowable commercial catch for orange roughy reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting items B and F of the item relating to orange roughy, and substituting, respectively, the following items:

    B. Central (Gisborne) 2A 3761
    F. Challenger (North) 7A 1425
9 Total allowable commercial catch for oreo dories reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting item A of the item relating to oreo dories, and substituting the following item:

    A. Auckland (East), Central (Gisborne), Central (Wairarapa), South-East (Otago), Southland, Challenger (North), Challenger (South), Central (Egmont), and Auckland (West) combined 1, 2A, 2B, 5A, 7A, 7B, 8, & 9 5033
10 Total allowable commercial catch for ribaldo set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to red cod, the following item:

    Ribaldo (Mora moro) A. Auckland (East) 1 121
    B. Central (East) 2 176
    C. South-East (Coast) 3 394
    D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 357
    E. Southland 5 52
    F. Sub-Antarctic 6 124
    G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 55
    H. Central (Egmont) 8 1
    I. Auckland (West) 9 2
    J. Kermadec 10 0
11 Total allowable commercial catch for rubyfish set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to rig, the following item:

    Rubyfish (Plagiogeneion rubiginosum) A. Auckland (East) 1 109
      B. Central (East) 2 433
      C. South East (Coast) 3 3
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 3
      E. Southland 5 0
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 0
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 27
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 1
      I. Auckland (West) 9 19
      J. Kermadec 10 0
12 Total allowable commercial catch for sea perch set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to school shark, the following item:

    Sea perch (Helicolenus spp) A. Auckland (East) 1 18
      B. Central (East) 2 79
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 738
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 533
      E. Southland 5 36
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 9
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 82
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 15
      I. Auckland (West) 9 6
      J. Kermadec 10 0
13 Total allowable commercial catch for trumpeter, white warehou, and yellow-eyed mullet set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to trevally, the following items:

    Trumpeter (Latris lineata) A. Auckland (East) 1 3
      B. Central (East) 2 20
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 33
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 59
      E. Southland 5 22
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 0
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 6
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 1
      I. Auckland (West) 9 0
      J. Kermadec 10 0
             
    White warehou (Seriolella caerulea) A. Auckland (East) 1 4
      B. Central (East) 2 73
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 399
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 220
      E. Southland 5 2127
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 490
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 60
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 1
      I. Auckland (West) 9 0
      J. Kermadec 10 0
             
    Yellow-eyed mullet (Aldrichetta forsteri) A. Auckland (East) 1 20
      B. Central (East) 2 2
      C. South-East (Coast) 3 8
      D. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 0
      E. Southland 5 0
      F. Sub-Antarctic 6 0
      G. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 5
      H. Central (Egmont) 8 3
      I. Auckland (West) 9 30
      J. Kermadec 10 0

Dated at Wellington this 14th day of September 1998.

John Luxton,
Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 1 October 1998, alters various total allowable commercial catches for quota species. In addition, it sets new total allowable commercial catches for black cardinalfish, frostfish, ghost shark, ribaldo, rubyfish, sea perch, trumpeter, white warehou, and yellow mullet, all species which come into the quota management system on 1 October 1998.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 September 1998.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.