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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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