New Zealand billfish and gamefish tagging, 2006-07.

By: Holdsworth, J.
Contributor(s): Saul, P. (Blue Water Marine Research Ltd. Whangarei).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New Zealand fisheries assessment report ; 2008/28.Publisher: Wellington : Ministry of Fisheries, 2008Description: 27 p. : figs. ; 30 cm.ISSN: 1175-1584.Subject(s): BILLFISH | BLUE SHARKS | GAME FISH | KINGFISH | MAKO SHARKS | MARLINS | NORTH ISLAND | TAGGING | YELLOWFIN TUNAOnline resources: Click here to access online In: New Zealand fisheries assessment reportAbstract: The gamefish tagging programme has been an integral part of the New Zealand marine sports fishery since thee mid 1970s. The species that form the focus of the programme are striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), mako shark (lsurus oxyrinchus), blue shark (Prionace glauco), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), and yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi). Worldwide there has been a growing trend toward the catch and release of large pelagic species hooked by recreational fishers. The collection of movement and, on occasion, growth information through cooperative tagging programmes with recreational fishers is a cost-effective way of collecting information on large pelagic species that are difficult to study by other means. However, in cooperative programmes, tagging may be spread over a long period and it is difficult to control the tagging event and quality of reporting, and compared with those from previous seasons. Release and recapture data for the 2006/07 season (July to June fishing year) are summarised in this report and compared with those from previous seasons. Particular recaptures that provide growth or movement information of significance or interest are described.
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The gamefish tagging programme has been an integral part of the New Zealand marine sports fishery since thee mid 1970s. The species that form the focus of the programme are striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), mako shark (lsurus oxyrinchus), blue shark (Prionace glauco), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), and yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi). Worldwide there has been a growing trend toward the catch and release of large pelagic species hooked by recreational fishers. The collection of movement and, on occasion, growth information through cooperative tagging programmes with recreational fishers is a cost-effective way of collecting information on large pelagic species that are difficult to study by other means. However, in cooperative programmes, tagging may be spread over a long period and it is difficult to control the tagging event and quality of reporting, and compared with those from previous seasons. Release and recapture data for the 2006/07 season (July to June fishing year) are summarised in this report and compared with those from previous seasons. Particular recaptures that provide growth or movement information of significance or interest are described.

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