Laura Goodall posted in bycatch • fish • fishing • hole • industry • innovation • iwi • Maori • net • new zealand research • science on April 8th, 2015.
Two different research-based approaches to boost New Zealand’s fishing sustainability have recently been covered in the media, both of which involve using nets designed with wider holes so that young fish can escape. Ngāti Kahungunu, in partnership with Hawke’s Bay Seafoods, are now planning on using a more sustainably-designed net on all their trawlers, reports Aroha Treacher at Māori TV. […]
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