From the dataset Environmental Reporting: Estimated fur seal captures in trawl and longline fisheries 2003–2013, this data was extracted:
Provided: 22 data points
Dataset originally released on:
September 29, 2015
Purpose of collection
Sea lions and fur seals are the protected species most directly affected by fisheries in New Zealand waters, along with seabirds and dolphins. Estimating the bycatch of sea lions and fur seals indicates the pressures they face from current fishing practices.