New Zealand adopted a revised National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks (NPOA-Sharks 2013) in January 2014. The NPOA-Sharks established a risk-based approach to prioritising management actions. This report details outcomes from a qualitative (level 1) risk assessment (RA), generated by an expert panel (and data informed where possible), which assessed the risk to all New Zealand chondrichthyes taxa from commercial fishing.
AEBR 157 Qualitative (Level 1) Risk Assessment of the impact of commercial fishing on New Zealand Chondrichthyans
Report - Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity (AEBR)
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