Fisheries

Fisheries New Zealand reports on the status of fish stocks and fisheries in New Zealand waters.

Each year, Fisheries assesses the status of as many fish stocks and fisheries as possible against the requirements of the Harvest Strategy Standard for New Zealand Fisheries.

Read the Status of New Zealand's Fisheries 2017 report [PDF, 1.3 MB]

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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review

Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2017: A summary of environmental interactions between the seafood sector and the aquatic environment
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2016: A summary of environmental interactions between fisheries and the aquatic environment
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2015
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2014
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2013
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2012
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Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Annual Review (AEBAR) 2011: A summary of environmental interactions between fisheries and the aquatic environment
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Aquatic Environment & Biodiversity Reports (AEBR)

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AEBR 2018/202 – Biogenic habitats on New Zealand’s continental shelf. Part II: National field survey and analysis
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 2018/193 - Extent of bottom contact by NZ commercial trawl fishing for deepwater Tier 1 and Tier 2 target fishstocks 1989-90 to 2015-16
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AEBR 2018/201 – Qualitative (Level 1) risk assessment of the impact of commercial fishing on New Zealand chondrichthyans: an update for 2017
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 2018/199 – Fish and invertebrate bycatch and discards in New Zealand arrow squid and scampi trawl fisheries from 2002–03 until 2015–16
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AEBR 198 – Population trends, breeding distribution and habitat use of black petrels (Procellaria parkinsoni) – 2016/2017 operational report
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 197 - Estimated capture of seabirds in NZ trawl and longline fisheries 2002-03 to 2014-15
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 196 - Growth and reproduction of four deepwater sharks in New Zealand waters
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AEBR 195 - Growth and reproduction of carpet shark, common electric ray and blind electric ray in NZ waters
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AEBR 194 - Historical evidence for the state and exploitation of the marine fish and invertebrate resources in the Hauraki Gulf and along the Otago-Catlins shelf 1769-1950
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 194S - Historical evidence for the state and exploitation of the marine fish and invertebrate resources in the Hauraki Gulf and along the Otago-Catlins shelf 1769-1950: Supplementary information
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 192 - Preparation of data on observed protected species captures 2002-03 to 2014-15
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 191 - Assessment of the risk of commercial fisheries to NZ seabirds 2006-07 to 2014-15
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 191S - Assessment of the risk of commercial fisheries to NZ seabirds 2006-07 to 2014-015: Supplementary information
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR 2017/188 - Estimated captures of New Zealand fur seal, New Zealand sea lion, common dolphin, and turtles in New Zealand commercial fisheries, 1995–96 to 2014–15
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR-2017/189 - Assessment of the risk to New Zealand marine mammals from commercial fisheries
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
AEBR-2017/190 Fish and invertebrate bycatch and discards in New Zealand orange roughy and oreo trawl fisheries from 2001–02 until 2014–15. Volume 1
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