This report documents the development of distribution maps for a comprehensive set of demersal fish, using multivariate classification tools to define a fish community classification for the exclusive economic zone of New Zealand.

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Part one: pages 1-21 (PDF, 494K)

  • Disclaimer
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Acknowledgements

Part two: pages 22-35 (PDF, 165K)

  • References
  • Appendix one: Species codes and their equivalent common and scientific names
  • Appendix two: Species composition table

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Prepared by John Leathwick, Malcolm Francis, Kathryn Julian, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA) for the Department of Conservation (DOC).

This report is made available on the Department of Conservation website but has not been published under the Department of Conservation's usual processes.  Users should refer to NIWA or the author of the report for any conditions relating to its use and any disclaimers.


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