Cumulative overlap of coastal trawl footprint by BOMEC class (2008–12)

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Seabed trawling, when fishing nets are towed near and along the ocean floor, can physically damage seabed (benthic) habitats and species. It can also stir up sediment from the seabed, shading or smothering marine species. For this measure, coastal areas are waters shallower than 250m.
This dataset relates to the "Commercial coastal seabed trawling" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.

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Technical Details
Table ID 2507
Data type Table
Row count 22
Columns BOMEC_class, BOMEC_class_category, Area_measured, Area_km2
Services Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
History
Added 29 Sep 2015
Last updated 29 Sep 2015
Revisions 5 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Oct. 25, 2016 from CSV .