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Research and science contribute to the management of New Zealand’s fish stocks. However, for many of our fisheries there is a dearth of information that can be reliably used to guide the science process. To ensure a balanced management approach the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council (NZSFC) works with a number of agencies and organisations to achieve our goal of “more fish in the water”.
Having abundant fisheries thriving in a healthy marine environment would provide for all New Zealander’s social, environmental, economic and cultural well-being.
As time allows, the NZSFC will add to this collection of research and science papers, reports and data sheets.
Report. Web camera and ramp surveys of recreational effort. FNZ. July 2020
Web camera and boat ramp survey reporting on activity around the North Island and top of the South Is, from 2005 to 2019. This shows trends in fishing activity and catch rates for key species each year. This is used to monitor recreational fishing between the National Panel Surveys. Fisheries New Zealand. July 2020.
Bluefin tuna recreational harvest report. FNZ. 2018-19
Report. Estimated recreational harvest of southern bluefin tuna by recreational fishers in New Zealand during 2018-19. Fisheries New Zealand. January 2020.
Striped marlin catch and CPUE in NZ to 2018-19. FNZ. Dec 2019
Striped marlin catch and catch per unit of effort in the New Zealand sport fishery 2016-17 to 2018-19. NZ Fisheries Assessment Report. Fisheries New Zealand. December 2019
Bluefin tuna recreational harvest report MPI 2017-18
Report. Recreational harvest of southern bluefin tuna in New Zealand, 2017–18. MPI. March 2019.
Recreational harvest estimates 2017-18. FNZ. 2019
National Panel Survey results. Estimates of recreational catch in 2017-18. Data per region and fish stock. Finfish and shellfish harvest. Follow up survey to the 2011-12 National Panel Survey. Fisheries New Zealand. 2019.
Striped marlin archival tagging research. Paper. Domeier et al. 2018
First marlin archival tagging study suggests new direction for research. Domeier et al. Marine and Freshwater Research. 7 December 2018
How juvenile snapper benefit from their habitat. Parsons et al. Mar 2015
Report. How do juvenile snapper benefit from their nursery habitat? Research article by Parsons et al. 24 March 2015.
Recreational harvest estimates 2011-12. MPI. Nov 2014
Report. National Panel Survey of marine recreational fishers 2011-12: harvest estimates. MPI. November 2014.
Modification of habitats by trawling. Kaiser et al. Apr 2002
Report. Modification of marine habitats by trawling activities: prognosis and solutions. Kaiser MJ. et al. 23 April 2002.