Scallop Closures Among Sustainability Measures for Fisheries

The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries announced the closure of scallop fisheries in Northland and most of the Coromandel to allow them to recover.

The closure was announced as part of the twice-yearly review of a selection of fish stocks to support their sustainability.

For further information, please see the Beehive website for the Minister's announcement. 

Additional Resources

MPI Consultation - Review of Sustainability Measures for Selected Fish Stocks – April 2022 Round