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Characterisation and mitigation of protected species interactions in the inshore trawl fisheries

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RFx ID : 18837948
Tender Name : Characterisation and mitigation of protected species interactions in the inshore trawl fisheries
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 20 July 2017 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit :
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : DOC Procurement Team
procurement@doc.govt.nz
Please direct all communication through GETS
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : Atten Characterisation and mitigation of protected species interactions in the inshore trawl fisheries - The Tender Box - Department of Conservation National Office 18-32 Manners St Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

This project aims to compile and utilise existing information on protected species interactions in the inshore trawl fisheries. A fine scale review of operational practices and protected species interactions will be conducted and used to characterise and compare the various subsets of the inshore trawl sector. Outputs of the project will be used to develop and implement best practice advice for a range of smaller vessels via the various liaison programmes operating through the fleet.

Project Objectives :
1. To characterise the nature and extent of protected species interactions in various sectors of the inshore trawl fisheries.
2. To provide recommendations on whether the level of current mitigation is adequate and whether alternative mitigation methods could be recommended.