Fishing - Number of dredge tows to catch scallops and oysters 1990–2014

Ministry for the Environment

Definitions

Dredging is carried out on the seabed in shallow waters and targets marine creatures such as scallops.
The commercial fishing year goes from 1 October to 30 September.

Data provided by

Ministry for the Environment

Dataset name

Environmental Reporting: Fishing effort (number of dredge tows) 1990–2014

Webpage:

https://data.mfe.govt.nz/table/2505-fishing-effort-number-of-dredge-tows-by-year-19902014/data/

How to find the data

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Import & extraction details

File as imported: Environmental Reporting: Fishing effort (number of dredge tows) 1990–2014

From the dataset Environmental Reporting: Fishing effort (number of dredge tows) 1990–2014, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 2-51
  • Column: 3
  • Provided: 50 data points

Dataset originally released on:

September 29, 2015

Method of collection/Data provider

This data is collected through Catch Effort and Landing Return (CELR) forms. The original source is the Ministry for Primary Industries