TECHNICAL REPORTS

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2017:

Goad, D., Pierre, J., Debski, I. and Walker, N. 2017. Tori line designs for small longline vessels. CCSBT-ERS/1703/Info 08. 12th Meeting of the Ecologically Related Species Working Group, Wellington, New Zealand. 21-24 March 2017. Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Pierre, J. 2017. Associated Species – Marine Mammals. Section Detail Report. OpenSeas NZ. Available here.

Pierre, J. 2017. Associated Species – Seabirds. Section Detail Report. OpenSeas NZ. Available here.

Pierre, J. P. 2017. New Zealand’s Integrated Electronic Monitoring and Reporting System for Commercial Fisheries. SBWG8 Inf 29. Eighth Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group, Wellington, New Zealand, 4-6 September, 2017. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. Available here.

 

2016:

Cleal, J. and Pierre, J.P. 2016. Development of bird baffler designs for offshore trawl vessels. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2013-05. Available here.

Cleal, J. and Pierre, J. 2016. A new bird baffler design for offshore trawl vessels. SBWG7 Inf 04. Seventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group, La Serena, Chile, 2-4 May, 2016. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. Available here.

Debski, I., Pierre, J. and Knowles, K. 2016. Observer coverage to monitor seabird captures in pelagic longline fisheries. WCPFC-SC12-2016/EB-IP-07. 12th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee, Bali, Indonesia. 3-11 August 2016. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Available here.

Foster, B. and Pierre, J.P. 2016. The Waiohau Farm Development. Video documentary prepared for the Ministry for Primary Industries. Available here.

Pierre, J. P. 2016. Back in charge: the Waiohau Farm Development Story. Final Report prepared for the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Pierre, J.P. 2016. Protected species bycatch newsletter. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2014-01. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2016. Seabird bycatch reduction (small vessel longline fisheries): Liaison Coordinator Final Report. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2015-01.

Pierre, J.P. and Goad, D.W. 2016. Improving tori line performance in small-vessel longline fisheries. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2014-02. Available here.

Pierre, J., Goad, D. and Debski, I. 2016. Developing tori lines for New Zealand’s small-vessel longline fisheries. SBWG7 Inf 08. Seventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group, La Serena, Chile, 2-4 May, 2016. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. Available here.

Pierre, J., Goad, D., Debski, I. and Knowles, K. 2016. Improving tori line performance in small-vessel longline fisheries. WCPFC-SC12-2016/EB-IP-10. 12th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee, Bali, Indonesia. 3-11 August 2016. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Available here.

Pria, M.J., Pierre, J.P., McElderry, H. and Beck, M. 2016. Using electronic monitoring to document snapper discards and validate catch effort data. New Zealand Fisheries Assessment Report 2016/57. Available here.

Walker, N., Bock, T., Vallieres, D., Molloy, J. and Pierre, J. 2016. New Zealand’s implementation of its NPOA Seabirds. SBWG7 Inf 22 Rev 1.  Seventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group, La Serena, Chile, 2-4 May, 2016. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. Available here.

 

2015:

Foster, B. and Pierre, J.P. 2015. The Rangihamama Dairy Conversion. Video documentary prepared for the Ministry for Primary Industries. Available here.

Hough, A., Medley, P., Akroyd, J. and Pierre, J.P. 2015. Ross Sea Toothfish Longline Fishery: Public Certification Report. Intertek Fisheries Certification and Acoura Marine. Available here.  

Pierre, J.P. 2015. Mooving forward: An evaluation of the Rangihamama Dairy Conversion. Final Report prepared for the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Pierre, J.P. 2015. Protected species bycatch newsletter. Annual Progress Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2014-01. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2015. Seafood Watch® Butterfish: New Zealand. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey.

Pierre, J.P., Goad, D.W. and Abraham, E.R. 2015. Novel approaches to line-weighting in New Zealand’s inshore surface-longline fishery. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2012-04. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., Richard, Y. and Abraham, E.R. 2015. Assessment of cryptic seabird mortality due to trawl warps and longlines. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project INT2013-05. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., Thompson, F.N. and Mansfield, R. 2015. Optimisation of protocols employed by New Zealand government fisheries observers for protected species data collection. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project INT2013-04. Available here.

 

2014:

Akroyd, J.M. and Pierre, J.P. 2014. Surveillance Report: New Zealand Hoki Fishery, Certificate No.: MML-F-030. Intertek Fisheries Certification. Available here.

Akroyd, J.M. and Pierre, J.P. 2014. Surveillance Report: New Zealand Southern Blue Whiting Fishery, Certificate No.: MML-F-121. Intertek Fisheries Certification. Available here.

Debski, I. and Pierre, J.P. 2014. Observer coverage to monitor seabird captures in demersal longline and trawl fisheries. SC-02-14. 2nd Meeting of the Scientific Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. 1-7 October 2014. South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation. Available here.

Debski, I. and Pierre, J.P. 2014. Seabird cryptic mortality and risk from fisheries. SC-02-13. 2nd Meeting of the Scientific Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. 1-7 October 2014. South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation. Available here.

Debski, I. and Pierre, J.P. 2014. Seabird risk and trawler discharge. SC-02-12. 2nd Meeting of the Scientific Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. 1-7 October 2014. South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation. Available here.

Hauraki Gulf Forum. 2014. State of our Gulf 2014. State of the environment report. Hauraki Gulf Forum. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2014. Assessment of the effects on commercial fisheries from the CRP marine consent application. Review by JPEC Ltd for the Environmental Protection Authority in relation to the application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2014. Review of technical reports on commercial fisheries. Review by JPEC Ltd for the Environmental Protection Authority in relation to the application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., Dykes, R. and West, D. 2014. Spatial protection approaches for improving the conservation status of the longfin eel (Anguilla dieffenbachii). Unpublished report held by the Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Pierre, J.P., Gerner, M. and Penrose, L. 2014. Assessing the effectiveness of seabird mitigation devices in the trawl sectors of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery in Australia. Final Report. Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra.

Pierre, J.P., Thompson, F.N. and Cleal, J. 2014. Characterisation of smaller vessel deepwater bottom-longline operations in relation to risk factors for seabird capture. Final Report prepared for the Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2013-03. Available here.

Pria, M., Pierre, J.P., McElderry, H. and Beck. M. 2014. Using electronic monitoring to document snapper discards electronic monitoring trial for the SNA 1 trawl fishery. Unpublished report held by the Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington.

Richard, Y., Pierre, J.P. and Abraham, E.R. 2014. Seasonality and temporal trends in counts of seabirds from pelagic tours off Kaikoura, New Zealand. Report prepared for Encounter Foundation, Kaikoura.

 

2013:

Akroyd, J. and Pierre, J.P. 2013. Surveillance Report: New Zealand Hoki Fishery, Certificate No.:  MML-F-030. Intertek Moody Marine. Available here.

Akroyd, J. and Pierre, J.P. 2013. Surveillance Report: New Zealand Southern Blue Whiting Fishery, Certificate No.: MML-F-121. Intertek Moody Marine. Available here.

Cleal, J., Pierre, J.P., and Clement, G. 2013. Warp strike mitigation devices in use on trawlers > 28 m in length operating in New Zealand fisheries. Final Report on Conservation Services Programme project MIT2011/07. Department of Conservation, Wellington. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2013. Seafood Watch® Chilean Sea Bass: Southern Ocean. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2013. Seafood Watch® Alfonsino: New Zealand. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. 2013. Seafood Watch® Barramundi: Eastern Indonesia. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., and Debski, I. 2013. SBWG5-22-Rev-1: Use of lethal and non-lethal approaches for testing seabird bycatch reduction methods. Fifth Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group La Rochelle, France, 1-3 May 2013. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart.

Pierre, J.P., Cleal, J., Thompson, F.N. and Abraham, E.R. 2013. Seabird bycatch reduction in scampi trawl fisheries. Final Research Report for Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2011-02. Available here.

Pierre, J.P. and Goad, D. 2013. Seabird bycatch reduction in New Zealand’s inshore surface longline fishery. Progress report for Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2012–04. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., Goad, D., Debski, I., Ramm, K., Brouwer, S. and Sharp, B. 2013. SBWG5-45: Seabird bycatch reduction in New Zealand surface longline fisheries. Fifth Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group La Rochelle, France, 1-3 May 2013. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart.

Pierre, J.P., Goad, D.W., Thompson, F.N. and Abraham, E.R. 2013. Reducing seabird bycatch in bottom-longline fisheries. Final Research Report for Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme projects MIT2011-03 and MIT2012-01. Available here.

 

2012:

Akroyd, J., Pierre, J.P. and Punt, A. 2012. NZ Hoki Fishery: 2nd Reassessment. Public Comment Draft Report v3. MML-F-030. Intertek Moody Marine. Available here.

Cleal, J. and Pierre, J.P. 2012. Seabird scaring devices in use on trawlers ≥ 28 m in length operating in New Zealand fisheries: Report on Marine Conservation Services Project MIT2011/07. Unpublished report for the Conservation Services Programme, Department of Conservation. Available here.

Pierre, J.P., Cleal, J., Thompson, F.N., Butler, H. and Abraham, E.R. 2012. Seabird mitigation in New Zealand’s scampi trawl fishery. Progress report for Department of Conservation: Conservation Services Programme project MIT2011–02. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

 

2011 and earlier:

Akroyd, J., Pierre, J.P. and Punt, A. 2011. Surveillance Report: New Zealand Hoki Fishery, Certificate No.: MML-F-030. Intertek Moody Marine. Available here.

Abraham, E.R. and Pierre, J.P. 2007. Mincing, mealing and batching: Waste management strategies aimed at reducing seabird interactions with trawl vessels. CCAMLR XXV1/FSA-07-42.

Gasco, N. and Pierre, J.P. 2007. Effect of two natural repellents on the depredation of mackerel baits by white-chinned petrels (Procellaria aequinoctialis). CCAMLR XXV1/FSA-07-18.