Report of the Joint US Office of Naval Research, International Whaling Commission and US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Workshop on Cetacean Tag Development, Tag Follow-up and Tagging Best Practices.
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The Workshop was held at the National Marine Fisheries Service office in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA from 6 to 8 September 2017. During this Workshop, limited time was devoted to the topic of understanding the impacts of invasive tagging and improving invasive tagging techniques. Therefore, a subgroup of the Silver Spring Workshop participants met at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA, USA on 19 and 20 June 2018 to develop more detailed recommendations for future directions in the development of invasive tag attachments. This report integrates discussions held during the two meetings. The agendas of the meetings in Silver Spring and Seattle are provided in Annexes A and B, respectively. Funding for the Workshop was provided by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’ National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA/NMFS) and the United States Office of Naval Research (ONR). A total of 42 part.....
JournalJournal of Cetacean Research and Management
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.A
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Marine turtles, birds, mammals abundance and distribution
Best Practice TypeManual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
CitationInternational Whaling Commission (2020) Report of the Joint US Office of Naval Research, International Whaling Commission and US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Workshop on Cetacean Tag Development, Tag Follow-up and Tagging Best Practices. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 21(Supplement), pp. 349-372. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-858