Characterisation of New Zealand fisheries for skipjack tuna

Trophia has been contracted by the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries : To characterise the fisheries for skipjack tuna in the New Zealand fisheries waters, for New Zealand vessels fishing in other EEZ’s and on the high seas. Skipjack was the first commercially exploited tuna in New Zealand waters, with landings beginning in the 1960s in the Taranaki Bight and quickly extending to the Bay of Plenty. The fishery in New Zealand… Read More

Characterisation of New Zealand longline fisheries for highly migratory species

Trophia has been contracted by the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries : To characterise the New Zealand longline fisheries for highly migratory species with SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: To characterise spatial and temporal trends in catch and effort for target and bycatch species in the New Zealand fisheries for highly migratory species. To characterise the gear changes that have occurred in New Zealand fisheries for HMS species in the New Zealand fisheries waters and… Read More