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2012 review of deemed value rates for deepwater fish stocks

The Ministry for Primary Industries (the Ministry) seeks feedback from stakeholders on proposed increases to deemed value rates for all alfonsino (BYX) stocks and the dark ghost shark stocks managed by the Ministry’s deepwater fisheries management team (GSH4, GSH5 and GSH6). 

Download Deemed Value Rates Initial Position Paper [PDF, 102 KB]

For any queries on the proposals please contact David Foster at (04) 819 4209 or  

The Ministry welcomes written submissions on the proposals contained in the Initial Position Paper.

All written submissions must be received by MPI no later than 4pm on Tuesday, 14 August 2012.

Written submissions should be sent directly to:

Kara McKelvey
Ministry for Primary Industries
PO Box 2526
Wellington 6011

or emailed to  

In August 2012, the Ministry will provide final advice and recommendations on the proposal to the Minister for Primary Industries. A copy of the FAP and the Minister’s decision letter setting out his financial decisions will be posted on the MPI website as soon as these become available.