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BCO2021-03 Relative abundance of blue cod in North Otago (BCO 3)


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RFx ID : 24629336
Tender Name : BCO2021-03 Relative abundance of blue cod in North Otago (BCO 3)
Reference # : C - BCO2021-03 Restricted Tender
Open Date : Wednesday, 4 August 2021 10:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 15 September 2021 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Fisheries New Zealand
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : 14.9.i Secondary procurement
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Amy McNabb
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Overall Research Objective:

To estimate relative abundance, maturity state, sex ratio, and age structure of blue cod (Parapercis colias) between Oamaru and Shag Point.

Specific Objectives:

1. To undertake a potting survey between Oamaru and Cornish Head (BCO 3) to estimate relative abundance, age structure, size- and age-at-maturity, sex ratio and collect otoliths from pre-recruited and recruited blue cod.

2. To analyses biological samples collected from the potting survey.

3. To determine stock status of blue cod populations in this area and compare to other surveys.


The sampling design will be reviewed by the Southern Inshore Working Group, prior to sampling commencing in January, using the criteria set out in the “Blue cod potting surveys: standards and specifications - Version 2” (Beentjes 2019).

Please note: the dates in the RFP document will need to be reviewed and updated prior to signing

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded.

  • National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd - 301 Evans Bay Parade, Wellington, 6021, NEW ZEALAND

Award Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Wednesday, 13 October 2021 7:58 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)