Fisheries Infosite

AEBR 259 Extent of bottom contact by commercial fishing activity in New Zealand waters, for 1989–90 to 2017–18.


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The extent of the bottom-contacting trawl footprint in New Zealand waters open to trawling is updated by this report to include the 2018 (1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018) fishing year, where data are available for the commercial inshore (fishing years 2008–2018) and deepwater trawl fisheries (1990–2018). Effort data for other bottom-contacting fishing methods, Danish seine and shellfish dredge, are also summarised by fishery, for 1990 to 2018 (1989–90 to 2017–18).

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ISBN: 978-1-99-100376-8;
ISSN: 1179-6480;
AUTHOR: Baird, S.J.; Mules, R.;
AEBR: 259;

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