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Southern Bluefin Tuna Commission Meeting – 14 October 2013

New Zealand is a member of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT). New information available for this months Commission Meeting looks good for rebuilding the stock. It appears there has been several years of strong recruitment and increasing spawning biomass.

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Snapper decision – media release from Legasea

Recreational fishing advocacy group LegaSea, say recreational fishers are rightfully angry that their daily bag limits have been cut from nine to seven and the minimum legal size has been increased, from 27 to 30cm, when there is no change to commercial catch limits.

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