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FAR 2022/02 An assessment of the eel population structure in the Waikato hydro-reservoirs and their tributaries with respect to elver stocking, up to 2013

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FAR-2022-02-Eel-Population-Assessment-Waikato-To-2013-4246.pdf

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This study was initiated in partnership with hapū/iwi to assess the status of eel populations in selected Waikato hydro-reservoirs and tributaries. Eel populations have increased in the hydro-reservoirs and tributaries since elver trap-and-transfer operations began. Longfins were more widely distributed than shortfins in tributaries, but small shortfins dominated catches from hydro-reservoirs. Eel growth rates in the hydro-reservoirs were variable but have declined over the last two decades.

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
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AUTHOR: Boubée, J.A.T.; Martin, M.; Smith, J.; Bartels, B.; Williams, E.K.; Crow, S.K.;
ISSN: 1179-5352;
ISBN: 978-1-99-102624-8;
FAR: 2022/02;

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