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Ornamental Fish – What Are the Risks

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RFx ID : 21945771
Tender Name : Ornamental Fish – What Are the Risks
Reference # : O - 406087
Open Date : Friday, 15 November 2019 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Friday, 13 December 2019 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • 81170000 - Biological science services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Amy McNabb
04 894 2691
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

MPI requires updated information regarding pathogen susceptibility and temperature tolerances of species approved for import into New Zealand through the Import Health Standard (IHS) Ornamental Fish and Marine Invertebrates (13 April 2017).

This RFP relates to a desktop study to prioritise ornamental fish and marine invertebrates (hereafter known as ornamental fish) for further investigation and assess the literature regarding their pathogen susceptibility and temperature tolerances.

Findings from this project will be used to update MPI’s risk assessments of pest and pathogen introduction and spread, assist us in prioritising and optimising pathogen testing, and inform our decision making regarding the importation of ornamental fish into New Zealand.