23 July, 2019

The DSCC calls on the New Zealand Government to protect all seamounts in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), and to stop issuing high seas permits to bottom trawl vessels, which almost exclusively target seamounts and similar deep-sea features when they fish in international waters of the South Pacific and Tasman Sea regulated by the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO).

Available in English.

9 January, 2019

This note accompanied the DSCC Briefing for the Seventh Meeting of the Commission of the
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO). It is intended as an overview
and as a further discussion of the threshold and naturalness issues related to the bottom fishing
Conservation and Management Measure (CMM), Comm7-Prop03.

Available in English (PDF).

8 January, 2019

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition submitted this briefing for the Seventh Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regiaonl Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO). This briefing addresses agenda item 6, Conservation and Management Measures (CMM), with
respect to bottom fisheries; and item 8, Performance Review Recommendations.

 

Available in English.