A descriptive analysis of the catch and effort data for hake on the Chatham Rise (HAK 4 and part of HAK 1) and standardised CPUE analyses for the Chatham Rise hake fishery from 1989–1990 to 2018–2019 are presented. CPUE indices for eastern Chatham Rise and whole-of Chatham Rise showed decreasing trends until around 2012 after which there was an increasing trend. The western index gave an initial increasing trend.
FAR 2021/34 Chatham Rise hake (Merluccius australis) 1989–90 to 2018–19: descriptive analysis of commercial catch effort data and standardised catch and effort data analysis (CPUE)
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