Management of the New Zealand Pelagic and Deepwater Longline Fisheries with Particular Reference to the catches of non-target fish species and the interactions that occur with non-fish species.

Richard Cade

The paper will review the development and progress of these two longline fisheries over the last 10 years with reference to:

While this paper gives a commercial fisheries perspective, it will also examine changes in fishing operations and practices including:

These are issues that will have to be addressed in the next few years if these fisheries wish to continue to develop within the New Zealand EEZ.

Back to Home Page