In October 2019 I was discussing bycatch (animals killed by fishers that they can’t sell) and was referred to this website which maps threatened seabirds, marine mammals, and turtles that are caught during commercial fishing operations. Some of the data mentions photos so I requested recent ones in the Hauraki Gulf (where I spend most of my time) from the Ministry of Fisheries. They could not just send me all the photos so I did a more detailed request, 77 days later I got the photos, they are very low resolution and have been heavily edited but it gives you a sense for how commercial fishing impacts species that are threatened with extinction.

Here is the full (and detailed) response from Fisheries New Zealand. I have uploaded the photos including fishing method to