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What

Striped Marlin (Kajikia audax)

Observer

clinton

Date

February 2024

Place

Missing Location

Description

A small (30-35 kg) stiped marlin caught on a lure near a school of small (less than 1 kg) skipjack tuna. Released. Water depth 176 m.

Large patch of parasitic copepods (?Gloiopotes huttoni) above the anal fin.

UW images are frame grabs from a GoPro Hero5.

Striped Marlin - Photo (c) Albert Kang, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Albert Kang
tindale's ID: Striped Marlin (Kajikia audax)
Added on February 24, 2024
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Observer

kerry2

Date

August 18, 2023 10:13 PM NZST
Slender Tuna - Photo (c) shanedestadler, all rights reserved
tindale's ID: Slender Tuna (Allothunnus fallai)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

New Zealand Eagle Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudatus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 11:31 AM NZDT

Description

56 cm DW juvenile male
2.3-3.2 m depth, water temp 20 Celsius
Tagged (T27743) and released.

New Zealand Eagle Ray - Photo (c) beaumasters, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by beaumasters
tindale's ID: New Zealand Eagle Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudatus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 12:44 PM NZDT

Description

99 cm TL female
Depth 2.3-3.2 m, water temp 20 Celsius.
Tagged (T27104) and released.

Spotted Estuary Smooth-Hound - Photo (c) goodonya, all rights reserved, uploaded by goodonya
tindale's ID: Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 09:28 AM NZDT

Description

60 cm TL
Depth 2.4 m, water temp 19 Celsius.
Tagged (T27727) and released.

Spotted Estuary Smooth-Hound - Photo (c) goodonya, all rights reserved, uploaded by goodonya
tindale's ID: Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 09:09 AM NZDT

Description

71 cm TL
2.4 m depth, water temp 19 Celsius
Tagged (T27725) and released

Spotted Estuary Smooth-Hound - Photo (c) goodonya, all rights reserved, uploaded by goodonya
tindale's ID: Rig (Mustelus lenticulatus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

New Zealand Eagle Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudatus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 09:09 AM NZDT

Description

64 cm DW, mature male
Tagged and released (T27737)
Depth 3 m.

New Zealand Eagle Ray - Photo (c) beaumasters, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by beaumasters
tindale's ID: New Zealand Eagle Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudatus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

Bronze Whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus)

Observer

clinton

Date

November 12, 2023 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

56.5 cm TL juvenile female
Depth 2.3-3.2 m
Tagged (T27728) and released

Kahawai in third image was 51.5 cm FL, also tagged and released.

Bronze Whaler - Photo (c) Gina, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Gina
tindale's ID: Bronze Whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus)
Added on November 17, 2023
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What

Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris)

Observer

clinton

Date

January 14, 2023

Place

Tasman Sea (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught while trolling for tuna. SST 20 Celsius.

158 cm fork length, 52 cm girth.

Observation and image courtesy of Pete Thomas and Cameron Eddy.

Shortbill Spearfish - Photo (c) Mark McGrouther, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Mark McGrouther
tindale's ID: Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris)
Added on January 26, 2023
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What

Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

Observer

duckindisguise

Date

December 26, 2022 07:04 PM NZDT

Description

Saw while whale watching, about a metre (or a bit less) between the fins

Broadbill Swordfish - Photo (c) NOAA Ocean Exploration & Research, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tindale's ID: Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
Added on December 26, 2022
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What

Red Gurnard (Chelidonichthys kumu)

Observer

clinton

Date

October 16, 2021 04:11 PM NZDT
Red Gurnard - Photo (c) Sarah Milicich, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sarah Milicich
tindale's ID: Red Gurnard (Chelidonichthys kumu)
Added on October 18, 2021
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What

Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri)

Observer

clinton

Date

June 2021

Description

In the process of being untangled from a fishing line.

Black-billed Gull - Photo (c) Paul G. Schrijvershof, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Paul G. Schrijvershof
tindale's ID: Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri)
Added on July 1, 2021
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What

Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri)

Observer

clinton

Date

June 2021

Description

Released after becoming entangled in one of our lines.
Banded on right leg: green/metal, #194230. Reported to the NZ Banding Office, Department of Conservation. Advised just before we got back to shore that this bird was originally tagged as a chick at Miranda on 21 December 1997.

Black-billed Gull - Photo (c) Paul G. Schrijvershof, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Paul G. Schrijvershof
tindale's ID: Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri)
Added on July 1, 2021
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What

Carpet Shark (Cephaloscyllium isabella)

Observer

benknight

Date

June 6, 2021 02:38 PM NZST

Description

Tag # 4823
Length 62cm
Depth 34m

New Zealand Draughtboard Shark - Photo (c) Sarah Milicich, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sarah Milicich
tindale's ID: Carpet Shark (Cephaloscyllium isabella)
Added on June 7, 2021
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What

Kahawai (Arripis trutta)

Observer

clinton

Date

October 26, 2020 02:56 PM NZDT

Description

Two fish, 44 cm and 45.5 cm FL, tagged and released. Angler Bruce Goorney.

Eastern Australian Salmon - Photo (c) daan_hoffmann, all rights reserved, uploaded by daan_hoffmann
tindale's ID: Kahawai (Arripis trutta)
Added on October 27, 2020
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What

Kahawai (Arripis trutta)

Observer

benknight

Date

May 14, 2020 10:49 AM NZST

Description

Tag # 4842
Length 52cm
Depth 25m

Eastern Australian Salmon - Photo (c) daan_hoffmann, all rights reserved, uploaded by daan_hoffmann
tindale's ID: Kahawai (Arripis trutta)
Added on May 25, 2020
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