Kōrero: Marine conservation

Gone fishing

Gone fishing

Signs such as this on the Kapiti coast tell boat owners that fishing is illegal within the boundaries of the Kapiti Marine Reserve. This does not apply to fishing in adjacent areas. Research has shown that recreational angling benefits from marine reserves – they act as a nursery for young fish, which increases fish stocks elsewhere.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, 'Marine conservation - Protected areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5844/gone-fishing (accessed 17 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Sep 2015