An overview of electronic monitoring programmes for New Zealand fisheries carried out during the 2016 to 2018 fishing years is provided, summarising the coverage achieved and identifying lessons learnt. The programmes achieved a high level of coverage of the FMA 1 trawl and longline fisheries, introducing innovative monitoring technologies that facilitated significant new data collection. Vessel and video observation estimates of sub-MLS snapper returns to the sea were broadly consistent.
FAR 2021/37 Summary and evaluation of the electronic monitoring programmes in the SNA 1 trawl and bottom longline fisheries
Report - Fisheries Assessment Report (FAR)