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This file has a .pdf extensionProposal to protect 10% of the enclosed waters of the Bay of Islands with no-take marine reserves
Author(s): Fish Forever

Proposal
To protect 10% of the enclosed waters of the
Bay of Islands with no-take marine reserves
Community Consultation Document
1st May 2014 prepared by:
Fish Forever, Bay of Islands Maritime Park Inc.
http://www.fishforever.org.nz

Added to archive on 05/02/2014 and placed in the following categories: NZ Marine Conservation Community Group | Education High School | Fisheries Management NZ | Marine Biodiversity NZ | Mangroves | Marine Mammals | Habitat Studies NZ | Marine Reserves NZ | MPA's and Networks International | MPA's and Networks NZ | MPA Proposals and Applications | Marine Reserve Research and Monitoring NZ |

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This file has a .pdf extensionWorld’s Rarest Marine Mammal
Author(s): Rochelle Constantine et al

The vast expanses of the South Pacific Ocean have, until recently, concealed the identity of the world’s rarest whale, the spade-toothed beaked whale (Mesoplodon traversii).

Added to archive on 11/14/2012 and placed in the following categories: Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals | Marine Biodiversity International | Pacific Whale Research and Conservation |

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This file has a .pdf extensionWeaving the Strands March 2012
Author(s): Hauraki Gulf Forum

The latest issue of the Hauraki Gulf Forum’s newsletter asks are we in danger of losing our resident Bryde’s whales?
Weaving the Strands also reflects on the life and legacy of Jim Holdaway, a founding father of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, reports on several new species making their way back around the park, and details some detective work on the NZ storm petrel.
Restoration of a Kawau icon, progress on a marine spatial plan for the Gulf, the process for assessing risks from fish farming and an important prosecution following fish-dumping are also reported

Added to archive on 04/02/2012 and placed in the following categories: NZ Marine Conservation Community Group | Fisheries Management NZ | Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals | Marine Policy Documents NZ | Habitat Studies NZ | Regional Biodiversity Info Reports |

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This file has a .pdf extensionNew Zealand Sea Lion Species Management Plan
Author(s): DOC

The New Zealand sea lion species management plan: 2009-2014 (the Plan) provides a strategic framework to guide DOC in managing the recovery of the New Zealand sea lion to non-threatened status.

Added to archive on 02/20/2012 and placed in the following categories: Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals |

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This file has a .pdf extensionNew Zealand Sea Lion Species Management Plan
Author(s): DOC

The New Zealand sea lion species management plan: 2009-2014 (the Plan) provides a strategic framework to guide DOC in managing the recovery of the New Zealand sea lion to non-threatened status.

Added to archive on 02/20/2012 and placed in the following categories: Fisheries Management NZ | Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals | Marine Policy Documents NZ | Regional Biodiversity Info Reports |

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This file has a .pdf extensionNew Zealand Seals
Author(s): DOC

This factsheet published by the Department of Conservation in 2006 includes information about the four seal species which live in NZ waters. The New Zealand Fur Seal, New Zealand Sea Lion (formerly Hookers Sea Lion), Leopard Seal and the Southern Elephant Seal.

Added to archive on 02/20/2012 and placed in the following categories: Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals |

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This file has a .pdf extensionKiller whale (Orcinus orca) interactions with longline fisheries in New Zealand waters
Author(s): Dr. Ingrid Visser

Killer whales (Orcinus orca) interact with longline fisheries around the world, however they have not previously been reported taking fish off longlines in New Zealand waters. Two new killer whale prey species (school shark, Galeorhinus galeus and bluenose, Hyperoglyphe antarchia) have been recorded.
A great deal of effort has been applied, world wide, to reduce killer whale-fishery interactions, but few methods are successful. Fishers in New Zealand have used ‘tuna bombs’ and shooting.

Added to archive on 09/04/2011 and placed in the following categories: Fisheries Management NZ | Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals | Orca |

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This file has a .pdf extensionMysterious Orca
Author(s): Dr. Ingrid Visser

In this fascinating Forest & Bird article from 2001 Dr. Ingrid Visser - NZ and international pioneer in Orca research - tells of the many mysteries remaining about Orca populations after 9 years of research.

Added to archive on 02/03/2011 and placed in the following categories: Marine Biodiversity NZ | Marine Mammals | Orca | Marine Biodiversity International |

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