Development of a marine environmental classification optimised for demersal fish
NIWA staff have developed a classification of the marine environments around New Zealand. In this project the potential to develop a marine environments classification in which the weighting and transformation of variables is specifically tuned with respect to the distributions of demersal fish was explored.
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Prepared by John Leathwick, Katie Dey, Kathryn Julian, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA) for the Department of Conservation (DOC).
This report is made available on the DOC 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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