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The influence of Hoki fishing vessels on Westland Petrel (Procellaria westlandica) distribution at sea
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1997-09)
The Westland Petrel (Procellaria westlandica) population is thought to have increased significantly in recent decades, perhaps as a result of increased food in the form of waste from fishing vessels. A survey of Westland ...
The importance of fisheries waste in the diet of Westland Petrels (Procellaria westlandica)
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Westland petrels Procellaria westlandica breed only near Punakaiki on the West Coast of New Zealand. About 80 km offshore from their breeding colony, New Zealand's largest commercial fishery (for hoki Macruronus novaezelandiae) ...