This document provides consistent and clear guidance for the benthic monitoring and management of salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds (NZ). The protocol for conducting seabed surveys, as well as the compliance framework are contained within, and are based around an agreed set of environmental quality standards (EQS). This is a living document that is reviewed, updated and amended as required. It was initially released in 2015, and the 1.1 version reflects revisions resulting from its first review in 2018.
AEBR 219 – Best Management Practice guidelines for salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
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