Story: Aquaculture

Major aquaculture areas in New Zealand, 2005

Major aquaculture areas in New Zealand, 2005

The main areas of scallop enhancement and mussel, Pacific oyster and salmon farming are identified in this map. Aquaculture has developed in waters around the north-east of the North Island and top of the South Island. As the industry has grown, new farms have been established in other coastal sites.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Aquaculture - Industry developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/4764/major-aquaculture-areas-in-new-zealand-2005 (accessed 28 February 2017)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006