Ministry reports longer squid season, fewer sea lion deaths - 3 News NZ

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  1. octobot

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    Ministry reports longer squid season, fewer sea lion deaths
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    [SIZE=-1]A longer than usual squid fishing season has finished around the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands, says the Ministry of Fisheries. Despite the longer season, ...[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Auckland Islands Squid Fishing Season Winding Down[SIZE=-1]Voxy[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Sea Lion Death Toll In Squid Nets Jumps 57%[SIZE=-1]Voxy[/SIZE][/SIZE]
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  2. Jean

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    hmmmmmmm does one trust the Ministry of Fisheries about this? And wouldn't it have been nice to leave the "extra" squid to build up the stocks?????????? I know previous years adults are not as closely linked to recruitment as in other fisheries, but surely more breeding animals = more recruits!!!!
     

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