Fisheries research documentation database

Documentation for our 35 fisheries research databases.

Databases managed under contract

Fisheries New Zealand has a collection of 35 databases that store fisheries information collected during or for fisheries research projects. These databases include information from:

  • fisheries observers
  • trawl surveys
  • market sampling.

The databases are managed under contract by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). Each database is required to have associated documentation which includes:

  • a description of the purpose of the database
  • the sources of the data
  • a database description including an entity relational diagram (ERD)
  • table listings
  • business rules
  • a brief summary of the contents of the database.

Who to contact

If you have any questions about the data or the documents, email info@mpi.govt.nz

List of database documents

Database documentation - Acoustic database
Technical paper
Database documentation - aer_sight
Technical paper
Database documentation - age
Technical paper
Database documentation - beach
Technical paper
Database documentation - biods
Technical paper
Database documentation - cod
Technical paper
Database documentation - ctd
Technical paper
Database documentation - dive
Technical paper
Database documentation - fish_ce
Technical paper
Database documentation - fish_comm
Technical paper
Database documentation - genetics
Technical paper
Database documentation - hmetal
Technical paper
Database documentation - iki
Technical paper
Database documentation - kina
Technical paper
Database documentation - market
Technical paper
Database documentation - marlin
Technical paper
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