Research projects commissioned by the Foundation

Good information is one of the most important tools in fisheries management, but to make the most of research you have to ask the right questions. Only then you will get the clear answers that are able to be applied to the issues of the day.

Until recently, marine research has focused on managing the commercial fishery and little else, leaving many important questions unanswered. The New Zealand Marine Research Foundation promotes and funds projects that ask the right questions – ones that address public concerns and provide the tools to make a difference.

Economy of Recreational Fishing

Valuing the economy of recreational fishing

Recrational fishing in New Zealand is a billion dollar industry which supports over 8,100 jobs and generates 188 million dollars in tax revenues.
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Completed research projects