Minister’s Decision on Operational Plan settings for SQU 6T

In December last year, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invited comment on the proposal to extend the Operational Plan to manage the incidental capture of New Zealand sea lions in the southern squid trawl fishery (SQU 6T) to apply for the 2016-17 fishing year.

Please read below the decision letter from the Hon Nathan Guy, Minister for Primary Industries on the Operational Plan 2016-17. The Operational Plan and the Advice Paper are on the MPI website