Review paua dive survey methodology

Trophia was contracted by the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries (MFish) to review the current methodology for surveying paua abundance. The specific objectives for this project include: 1. To undertake a review of the utility of research surveys in stock assessment models for paua and make recommendations on the design and application of future surveys. The status of paua stocks is determined by periodic stock assessments using fishery independent dive surveys to… Read More