Marine pests and diseases introduced to New Zealand on vessel hulls (biofouling) are a threat to our marine environment and resources. From May 2018, all commercial and recreational vessels arriving in New Zealand will need to have a clean hull.
Marine Biosecurity 'Porthole'
Search collated national data and read about research and management of marine pests in New Zealand.
MPI fact sheets and information
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) website has a range of information on marine biosecurity topics.
Biosecurity related to marine farming
Marine pest surveillance programmes and ID guides
(You will need to scroll down to the marine pest link in order to access detailed information about the programme.)