Summary of observed captures

Captures of seabirds, marine mammals, turtles, rays, and sharks recorded by fisheries observers within New Zealand waters. The data are grouped by taxa and by fishing method. The table gives the number of observed captures. Click on the table cells for more information on the associated observed captures.

Map of all observed captures, 2017–18. This figure shows the position of all captures reported by fisheries observers. The colour of the symbol indicates the type of animal that was caught, and the shape of the symbol indicates the fishing method.