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Snapper mortalities: Finding a cause

Brosnahan, C., Pande, A. and Jones, B.ORCID: 0000-0002-0773-2007 (2015) Snapper mortalities: Finding a cause. Surveillance, 42 (4). pp. 24-26.


The common inshore fish known as snapper or tamure, Chrysophrys auratus (Roberts et al., 2015) is found predominantly in the warmer waters of the North Island of New Zealand, but can also be found, though more sparsely, in the South Island from approximately Christchurch north (Crossland, 1981). A popular food and sports fish, it belongs to the sea bream family (Sparidae), which includes species from Australia, Asia and the Mediterranean…

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: New Zealand Government. Ministry for Primary Industries
Copyright: 2015 Ministry for Primary Industries
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