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Integrated weight longline study, New Zealand ling fishery 2002-2003
Entry ID: ASAC_2295_IWL_2002-2003

Abstract: This research was a manipulative experiment on autoline ling vessels in the New Zealand ling fishery. The vessels were the Janas and the Avro Chieftain. The experiment examined both seabird bycatch data and fish catch data, as well as operational aspects of fishing with integrated weight longline. The data is a little bit complicated and it is essential that any users be familiar with the ... View entire text
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  N: -46.5   S: -47.5   E: 167.5   W: 166.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robertson, G., McNeill, M., Smith, N., Wienecke, B., Candy, S.G. and Olivier, F.
Dataset Title: Integrated weight longline study, New Zealand ling fishery 2002-2003
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-10-09
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
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Quality Graham Robertson developed the idea/need for the research and the research question and methods; Malcolm McNeill was the operations manager of the collaborating fishing company that provided the fishing vessel; Neville Smith helped with gaining approval for the research by NZ stakeholders, contributed to the design of the project and provided administrative support; Barbara Wienecke collected the data at sea in 2002; Steve Candy did the analysis, Frederique Oliver (and Graham Robertson) collected the data at sea in 2003
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Distribution Size: 573 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-10-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23