2021/22 Conservation Services Programme Reports
IntroductionConservation Services Programme reports from July 2021 to June 2022.
This is the final report for project BCBC2020-26: Octocoral bycatch diversity on the Chatham Rise, which focuses on the diversity of octocorals in the family Primnoidae that have been collected through research trawl or bycatch on the Chatham Rise. This project builds upon INT2019-05: Coral biodiversity in deep water fisheries bycatch.
This is the final report for project BCBC2020-01: Protected coral reproduction, which includes a literature review of reproductive biology of New Zealand corals, and describes in situ spawning of the coral Goniocorella dumosa.
This report summarises the outcomes of the Conservation Services Liaison Programme for the 2020-21 fishing year (1 Oct 2020 – 30 Sept 2021), including a summary of the inshore and HMS fleets’ adherence to Protected Species Risk Management Plans.