Update – 10 January 2023
Proposed rock lobster sustainability measures released
Fisheries New Zealand now welcomes feedback on proposed sustainability measures for Northland rock lobster (CRA 1) for the 1 April 2023 fishing year.
A summary of the proposal is provided in the summary table
Full details are provided in the rock lobster consultation document.
This review of Northland rock lobster follows a 2022 High Court judgment on catch limit decisions made for the stock in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 fishing years.