MPI consultation on mitigation measures to reduce incidental seabird capture in commercial surface longline fisheries

Incidental capture in New Zealand's surface longline fishery is a risk to numerous threatened seabird species.

To reduce the risk, MPI is proposing options to strengthen seabird mitigation requirements for commercial surface longline fishing operations in New Zealand fisheries waters.

Submissions close on Monday 21 November 2016.

For more information or to make a submission click here.