Fisheries Infosite

Summary of the capture of seabirds in New Zealand commercial fisheries, 2002–03 to 2013–14


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AEBR-184-Seabird-captures-to-2013-14.pdf (9.9 MB)

This report presents estimates of incidental captures of seabirds in commercial trawl and longline fisheries in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Estimates were derived based on the development of statistical models that incorporated fishing effort and observer data. The report updates existing information of seabird bycatch in New Zealand waters, including the 2013–14 fishing year.

Document date
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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V 1.3
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Adobe PDF
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9.9 MB
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

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Author: Abraham, E.R.; Richard, Y.;
FishingMethod: Trawl, longline;
ResearchField: Seabirds, bycatch;

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