Seabird Mitigation Requirements for Surface Longline Fisheries
The Ministry for Primary Industries is consulting on some changes to the specifications of tori lines and line weighting, two of the options for regulated seabird mitigation measures in surface longline fisheries. The changes are to bring us in line with measures adopted by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).
This consultation has closed.
The revised seabird mitigation circular is available at the link below:
- Surface longline (No. 2014/213) [PDF, 271 KB]