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Movements of tagged snapper in the Hauraki Gulf

By: Crossland, J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Occasional publication / Fisheries Research Division: Publisher: 1982Description: 15 p. 7 figs.ISSN: 0110-1765.Subject(s): CHRYSOPHRYS AURATUS | SNAPPER | TAGGING | HAURAKI GULF | NZMS262 03 | SEASONAL VARIATIONS | POPULATION DYNAMICS | MIGRATIONSOnline resources: Click here to access online In: Occasional publication / Fisheries Research DivisionSummary: It was concluded from this study that most snapper are resident in a particular area and make only local movements associated with feeding and spawning, but that there is also a mixing process involving at any one time a small proportion of fish. These move into neighbouring areas and may or may not return. Fish in the neighbouring areas behave in a similar way. This process, with occasional long-distance movements, serves to maintain a continuous stock wherever there are no physical barriers or limiting environmental factors. (auth)
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It was concluded from this study that most snapper are resident in a particular area and make only local movements associated with feeding and spawning, but that there is also a mixing process involving at any one time a small proportion of fish. These move into neighbouring areas and may or may not return. Fish in the neighbouring areas behave in a similar way. This process, with occasional long-distance movements, serves to maintain a continuous stock wherever there are no physical barriers or limiting environmental factors. (auth)

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