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Blue cod waterslide

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Marine, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Blue cod waterslide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Blue cod waterslide Here at DOC we go the extra mile for the species we protect, and sometimes that means creating a bespoke blue cod waterslide. Blue cod Recently one of our marine scientists headed out to Long Island – Kokomohua Marine Reserve to survey the blue […]

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Keeping an eye on the crayfish

By   /  January 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, crayfish, Department of Conservation, Environment, lobster, Marine, Marine Reserves, Marine science, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Te Tapuwae o Rongokako  /  Comments Off on Keeping an eye on the crayfish

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping an eye on the crayfish In the last 14 years, thousands of rock lobster (colloquially known as crayfish/koura) in and around Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve have been caught, sexed, measured, checked and carefully returned to their homes. Threatened Species Ambassador Nic Toki […]

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Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, cod potting, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, fish, Islands, Jobs at DOC, Long Island Marine Reserve, Marine, Marine Biology, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve A while back we talked to Tom, a ranger in Akaroa who was working with MPI and NIWA to survey the marine reserves on Banks Peninsula. The survey looked at blue cod numbers in the two […]

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