Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
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Results are presented from 97 101 stomachs of highly migratory species caught on surface longlines around New Zealand from 1994 to 2012. Dietary items are tabulated for 26 species and analysed in detail for 13 of these (ie. mako, porbeagle, and blue sharks, longsnouted and shortsnouted lancetfish, moonfish, Ray’s bream, albacore, butterfly, yellowfin, bigeye, and southern bluefin tunas, and swordfish). Within- and between-species dietary differences are discussed.