This report includes a description of all New Zealand blue mackerel fisheries from 1999–00 to 2013–14 for EMA 1, 2, 3, and EMA 7. It describes CPUE analyses for the West Coast region; a summary of observer and market sampling size frequency data; a summary of trawl survey size frequency data; and a review of stock structure. It makes recommendations on future data requirements and methods for monitoring the stocks.
FAR 2016/04 Characterisation analyses for blue mackerel (Scomber australasicus) in EMA 1, 2, 3, and 7, 1989–90 to 2013–14
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