This report describes the results of blue cod (Parapercis colias) fixed and random site potting surveys carried out concurrently off Motunau in January 2016. Estimates are provided for population abundance, size and age structure, sex ratio, total mortality (Z), and spawner-per-recruit. This is the fourth survey in the Motunau fixed site survey time series following surveys in 2005, 2008, and 2012; and the second random site survey with the previous survey in 2012.
FAR 2017/17 - Relative abundance, size and age structure, and stock status of blue cod off Motunau in 2016
Report - Fisheries Assessment Report (FAR)
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