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AEBR 176 Monitoring New Zealand’s trawl footprint for deepwater fisheries: 1989/90 to 2011/12 and 1989/90 to 2012/13.

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AEBR-176-trawl-footprint.pdf

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Abstract
We analyse the distribution of bottom contact trawling between 89/90 and 12/13 using TCEPR data. Eleven target species and an aggregate of all tier 1 and 2 species are analysed. Statistics for the footprint and effort per 5 x 5km cell in relation to depth zones, fishable area, habitat and preferred habitat of each species are provided. The footprint for all tier 1 and 2 species is estimated at 347 290km2 (~ 8% of the EEZ & TS), the cumulative area of tows is 175 204km2 (~ 24% of EEZ& TS cells).

Document date
Monday, 16 January 2017
Document type
V 1.3
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Adobe PDF
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7.2 MB
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978-1-77665-460-4
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Author: Black, J.; Tilney, R.;
FishingMethod: Trawling;
ResearchField: EEZ; effort; footprint; TCEPR data; trawl footprint; TS;
ScienceStock: Deepwater;

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