This report describes the results of blue cod (Parapercis colias) fixed- and random-site potting surveys carried out concurrently in Marlborough Sounds in September/October 2017. Estimates are provided for population abundance, size and age structure, sex ratio, total mortality (Z), and spawner-per-recruit ratio. This is the eighth survey in the fixed-site survey time series that began in 1995, and the second full random-site survey.
FAR 2018/33 Relative abundance, size and age structure, and stock status of blue cod from the 2017 survey in Marlborough Sounds, and review of historical surveys
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