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Alestra, T.; Gerrity, S.; Dunmore, R.A.; Marsden, I.; Pirker, J.; Schiel, D.R. (2019). Rocky reef impacts of the Kaikōura earthquake: quantification and monitoring of nearshore habitats and communities.
New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 212. 120 p.
Surveys along 130 km of coastline in the first sixteen months following the Kaikōura earthquake showed significant damage to intertidal benthic communities at all sites. Subtidal communities were impacted only at sites with uplift greater than 2 m. Taonga species such as paua and bull kelp were still present at most sites and showing signs of post-earthquake recruitment. This information provides a key baseline for management decisions and new research into long-term trajectories of recovery.
McMillan, P.J.; Francis, M.P.; James, G.D.; Paul, L.J.; Marriott, P.; Mackay, E.; Wood, B.A.; Stevens, D.W.; Griggs, L.H.; Baird, S.J.; Roberts, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; Struthers, C.D.; Robbins, J.E. (2019). New Zealand fishes. A field guide to common species caught by bottom, midwater, and surface fishing. New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 208.
This single-volume guide describes over 400 of the more common marine fishes caught by bottom, midwater, and surface fishing methods in New Zealand seas. This revised and updated guide replaces the three-volume set of guides published in 2011 (McMillan et al. 2011a-c) and includes an additional 54 species.
Beentjes, M.P.; Miller, A.; Kater, D. (2019). Relative abundance, size and age structure, and stock status of blue cod in Foveaux Strait in 2018.
New Zealand Fisheries Assessment Report 2019/13 52 p.
This report describes the results of the blue cod (Parapercis colias) random-site potting survey carried out in Foveaux Strait in February 2018. Estimates are provided for population abundance, size and age structure, sex ratio, total mortality (Z), and spawner biomass-per-recruit ratio. This is the third survey in the Foveaux Strait random-site survey time series, following those in 2010 and 2014.
These organisms form a diverse group of Escherichia coli that are capable of producing shigatoxin(s).
The bacterial pathogen Salmonella, the illness it causes, and ways to control it.
These data sheets contain a summary of information available in the literature.
While disease caused by this organism is uncommon, the clinical consequences are often
serious. Two forms of disease are now recognised; a serious invasive disease and a non-invasive gastroenteritis. It grows at refrigeration temperatures in the presence or absence of air.
These Sustainable Seafood fact sheets have been produced to provide information for people interested in learning more about fisheries management in New Zealand. The series provides concise, up-to-date information on some of New Zealand’s most important fisheries, such as hoki and orange roughy. This series also explains how Fisheries New Zealand manages certain high priority fisheries management issues, such as protecting the seabed from the impacts of bottom trawling.
The National Fisheries Plan for Deepwater and Middle-depth Fisheries (the National Deepwater Plan) sets the objectives to guide the management of deepwater and middle-depth fisheries (deepwater fisheries) within the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). It also describes the performance monitoring regime which will be used to assess if the prescribed objectives have been achieved.
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