This section provides high level information about the seafood industry in New Zealand including facts and figures and access to reference material.

For more detailed information including export statistics, quota information and more about how the industry works, please refer to our industry site

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for, please contact us for assistance.


Seafood is a highly nutritious food and a great source of protein.  Many species are low in saturated fat and a number of them are a good source of Omega 3.

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Key Facts

Find out some interesting information and statistics about the size and scope of the New Zealand seafood industry.

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Fact Sheets

We have developed some useful Fact Sheets to provide you with an easy to understand snapshot of the New Zealand seafood industry.

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Buying Fresh

Here are some tips on how to make sure the seafood you are buying is fresh.

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