Conservation status of New Zealand marine mammals (suborders Cetacea and Pinnipedia), 2009

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dc.contributor.author Baker, Charles en
dc.contributor.author Chilvers, BL en
dc.contributor.author Constantine, Rochelle en
dc.contributor.author DuFresne, S en
dc.contributor.author Mattlin, RH en
dc.contributor.author van Helden, A en
dc.contributor.author Hitchmough, R en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-11T22:12:32Z en
dc.date.issued 2010-06-01 en
dc.identifier.citation NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH 44(2):101-115 01 Jun 2010 en
dc.identifier.issn 0028-8330 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13720 en
dc.description.abstract The conservation status of New Zealand (NZ) marine mammals (suborders Cetacea and Pinnipedia) is reappraised using the 2008 version of the NZ Threat Classification System. The list comprises 56 taxa (named species or subspecies, and as yet unnamed forms or types) in the following categories: Threatened eight taxa (five Nationally Critical and three Nationally Endangered); Vagrant six taxa; Migrant-20 taxa; and Data Deficient-13 taxa. A further nine taxa are listed as Not Threatened. Relative to the previous listing, the threat status of two species worsened: the NZ sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) was uplisted to Nationally Critical and the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) was uplisted to Nationally Endangered. No species was considered to have an improved status. With the uplisting of the NZ sea lion and the continued listing of the Hector's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) as Endangered and Maui's dolphin (C. hectori maui) as Nationally Critical, all three endemic NZ marine mammals are now considered threatened with extinction. We considered future research or management actions that would allow the downlisting of the eight taxa currently listed as Threatened. en
dc.language English en
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd, The Royal Society of New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Details obtained from http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0028-8330/ en
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dc.subject Science & Technology en
dc.subject Life Sciences & Biomedicine en
dc.subject Physical Sciences en
dc.subject Fisheries en
dc.subject Marine & Freshwater Biology en
dc.subject Oceanography en
dc.subject New Zealand en
dc.subject threatened marine mammals en
dc.subject pinniped en
dc.subject cetacean en
dc.subject conservation status en
dc.subject HECTORS DOLPHIN en
dc.subject PHOCARCTOS-HOOKERI en
dc.subject FISHERIES BYCATCH en
dc.subject MIROUNGA-LEONINA en
dc.subject WHALE en
dc.subject POPULATION en
dc.subject HISTORY en
dc.subject ISLAND en
dc.title Conservation status of New Zealand marine mammals (suborders Cetacea and Pinnipedia), 2009 en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/00288330.2010.482970 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 101 en
pubs.volume 44 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Taylor & Francis Ltd, The Royal Society of New Zealand en
pubs.end-page 115 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 119968 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Biological Sciences en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-03-12 en


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