Catch data 2015-16 fishing season

Species

Retained (kgs)

Discarded (kgs)

Jack Mackerel

6,950,411

42,288

Redbait

1,373,286

36,642

Blue Mackerel

3,001,256

33,011

Australian Sardine

114,333

5,725

Gould's Squid

299

5,572

Rubyfish (mixed)

0

2,246

Thresher Shark

0

1,890

Bronze Whaler

0

1,785

Dusky Whaler

0

1,571

Redfish

0

1,440

Barracouta

0

1,332

Silver Warehou

24,656

1,233

Blue Grenadier

5

1,160

Short Sunfish

0

875

Salpid salps

0

589

Tiger Shark

0

450

Frigate Mackerel

370

437

Latchet

656

240

Australian Bonito

90

237

Swordfish

0

186

Mirror Dory

0

150

School Shark

0

132

Southern Bluefin Tuna

0

130

Leatherjackets

0

104

Octopuses

0

90

Porcupine Fish

0

83

Giant Manta Ray

0

80

Gemfish

0

71

Toadfishes unspecified

0

59

Sponges

0

50

Ocean Jacket

0

47

Lanternfishes

0

45

Oilfish

0

44

Silver Trevally

0

39

Scad (mixed)

0

34

Blue Warehou

0

30

Frostfish

0

30

Silver Dory

0

26

Shortfin Mako

0

18

Fish (mixed)

0

15

Hapuku

15

10

Gummy Shark

0

10

Flatheads

0

9

Red Gurnard

0

9

Blue Shark

0

5

Jackass Morwong

0

5

Common Sawshark

0

4

Knifejaw

0

3

Long Tail Rubies/Snapper

0

3

Southern Ribbonfish

0

3

Amberjack

0

2

Elephantfish

0

2

Longfin Perch

0

2

Roughies

0

2

Cardinalfishes

0

1

Greeneye Dogfish

0

1

Reef Ocean Perch

0

1

Stingrays

0

1

Swallowtail

0

1

Maray

13,820

0

Cosmopolitan Rubyfish

11,450

0

Yellowtail Scad

1,860

0