Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in Auckland Islands • Conservation • fisheries • NIWA • sea lions • squid on September 12th, 2016.
Myths about sea lions, sparked by a consultation paper out for public comment, are counterproductive to the conservation of the species, writes Niwa fisheries scientist Dr Jim Roberts. An excerpt (read in full…) Myth – NZ sea lions mainly eat squid Southern arrow squid make up less than one-fifth of their diet. Furthermore, survival and […]
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