Seabird counts around fishing vessels

November 18, 2013

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New Zealand is a global centre of seabird diversity, with more than 80 species breeding either on the mainland or on offshore islands.

Government fisheries observers record the number of seabirds around fishing vessels. This observer data is a unique record of the distribution of seabirds in the New Zealand region. We created a public interface for this dataset.

Access the data.