Macruronus novaezelandiae in New Zealand
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance highly commercial Ref. Armitage, R.O., D.A. Payne, G.J. Lockley, H.M. Currie, R.L. Colban, B.G. Lamb and L.J. Paul (eds.), 1994
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance abundant (always seen in some numbers) Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990

Most abundant around South Island, Chatham Rise, and Campbell Plateau; uncommon around the North Island (Ref. 1371). Caught mainly off New Zealand (Ref. 1371). Recorded in the trawl surveys in Chatham Islands (Ref. 45493) and off the east coast of South Island (Ref. 58461). Voucher specimen(s) held at the NMNZ. Also Ref. 9072, 9258, 9988, 58452, 75154, 89192.

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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