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Report of a workshop on developing recovery criteria for large whale species

Report of a workshop on developing recovery criteria for large whale species

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources in [Silver Spring, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Congresses,
  • Marine mammals -- Ecology -- Congresses,
  • Wildlife recovery -- Congresses,
  • Fish stock assessment -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobyn P. Angliss, Gregory K. Silber, Richard Merrick
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum NMFS-OPR -- 21
    ContributionsSilber, Gregory K., Merrick, Richard L, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service. Office of Protected Resources
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13630069M
    OCLC/WorldCa49629479

    The recovery plan for the Main Hawaiian Islands insular false killer whale will consist of three separate documents: (1) the Recovery Status Review, which will review the biology, ecology, and threats to the species and update the Status Review; (2) the Recovery Plan, which will include objective and measurable recovery criteria and a.   The first CBD regional workshop to identify EBSAs was held in September to consider the northeast Atlantic, which already hosts a number of marine protected areas and precautionary bottom.

      Marine mammals have greatly benefitted from a shift from resource exploitation towards conservation. Often lauded as symbols of conservation success, some marine mammal populations have shown remarkable recoveries after severe depletions. Others have remained at low abundance levels, continued to decline, or become extinct or extirpated. Here we provide .   Each year, the number of southern resident killer whales (SRKWs) in the Salish Sea declines, another seemingly doomed species in the age of the Sixth summer the world grieved a tragic symbol of the decline of this orca population, as SRKW mother J35, also known as Tahlequah, carried her dead calf through the Salish Sea for over two weeks.

    Concern about the effects of maritime vessel collisions with marine animals is increasing worldwide. To date, most scientific publications on this topic have focused on the collisions between large vessels and large whales. However, our review found that at least 75 marine species are affected, including smaller whales, dolphins, porpoises, dugongs, manatees, whale . In our workshops, educators become familiar with this state-wide community science (citizen science) project empowering students to identify and report invasive species. Whether in their schoolyards or neighborhoods, they can become “first detectors.” However, educators can access these the “first detector” resources on their own too.


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Report of a workshop on developing recovery criteria for large whale species Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recovery criteria should reflect something about the status of the species itself (e.g., population size or distribution, rate of population growth, rate of mortality from some threat) that indicates that it has reached a state of recovery, whereas recovery actions are what managers do to achieve and evaluate recovery (box 2).Cited by: large whale species, affirm a long-standing and wide- spread utilization of whales as prey (Springer et al.

Because whales are important prey for killer whales. Salmon and whale biologists, managers, and recovery partners reviewed the model and initial list of the priority Chinook salmon stocks and discussed it at a recent workshop sponsored by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Climate-related shifts in marine mammal range and distribution have been observed in some populations; however, the nature and magnitude of future responses are uncertain in novel environments projected under climate change.

This poses a challenge for agencies charged with management and conservation of these species. Specialized diets, Cited by: CINMS. Large whale species in the Santa Barbara Channel have somewhat predictable temporal behaviors (e.g., large concentrations are typically in the Channel from June through September).

Additionally, Sanctuary Aerial Monitoring and Spatial Analysis Program data suggest that there may be spatial areas of greater whale aggregations. The Ropeless Consortium developed out of a workshop entitled “Overcoming Development, Regulatory, and Funding Challenges for Ropeless Fishing to Reduce Whale Entanglement in the U.S.

and Canada,” held in February at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The workshop was attended by nearly. On the eastern North American Continental Shelf, death by entanglement in fishing gear was on aggregate the most commonly diagnosed cause of death among individuals from eight large whale species: 18% entangled, 10% vessel struck, 14% non-human related, and 57% undiagnosed (Table 2 in van der Hoop et al., b).

In contrast to the case in. D espite international protection from commercial whaling sincethe North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) [[HN1][1]] remains one of the most endangered whales in the world ([1][2]). Whaling for almost years brought this species close to extinction in the early 20th century ([2][3]).

[[HN2][4]]Right whales range in the coastal waters of eastern North America. An endangered species is a species that is very likely to become extinct in the near future, either worldwide or in a particular political jurisdiction.

Endangered species may be at risk due to factors such as habitat loss, poaching and invasive International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List lists the global conservation status of many species, and various other. Baleen whales range in size from the 6 m (20 ft) and 3, kg (6, lb) pygmy right whale to the 31 m ( ft) and t ( short tons) blue whale, the largest known animal to have ever existed.

They are sexually whales can have streamlined or large bodies, depending on the feeding behavior, and two limbs that are modified into flippers.

North Atlantic right whales have a species’ recovery priority number of THREE (3), based on the criteria in the Recovery Priority Guidelines (55 FRJ )( Biennial Report to Congress on the Recovery Program for Threatened and Endangered Species, October 1, –Septem ). We target Southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) as a test species to evaluate; the southern right whale is an ideal subject for this work for many of the same reasons as it was an ideal whale to hunt, specifically its large size (maximum size ∼ 15 m) and a tendency, in the breeding season, to bask near the surface in large aggregations.

Angliss, R. P., Silber, G. & Merrick, R. Report of a workshop on developing recovery criteria for large whale species. Technical memorandum NMFS-F/OPR Technical memorandum NMFS-F/OPR Important foraging habitats considered critical for recovery have been identified for depleted populations of Killer Whale (Orcinus orca), Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), and Fin Whale.

In the legal context of species recovery, recovery plans (reviewed in Kareiva ) specify precisely the measurable conditions under which particular species would no longer be considered endangered or threatened (i.e., recovered).

Our analysis focuses primarily on recovery‐plan development. The Meaning of Recovery. Fiji declared its entire EEZ a whale sanctuary in and has adopted the Pacific Islands regional guidelines for whale and dolphin watching and the Oceania Humpback Whale Recovery Plan.

Whale teeth, particularly sperm whales’, are culturally significant to Fiji as they are used as gifts or are presented as part of specific ceremonies. Size in Square Kilometres. 12, km 2. Qualifying Species and Criteria.

Southern right whales – Eubalaena australis Criterion B (ii); C (i, iii) Humpback whales – Megaptera novaeangliae Criterion B (ii); C (iii).

Join us and help ensure the safe and environmentally responsible development of the U.S. offshore energy and marine mineral resources. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience in the field, or an experienced professional looking for a stable career, BOEM has current vacancies available for all levels of experience.

This open water provides vital spring and summer feeding areas for several whale species and many marine birds. There are year-round concentrations of walrus and about 4, polar bears in several.

Sexual dimorphism occurs in body size, flipper size, and height of the dorsal fin. More detailed information regarding this species' distribution, behavior, genetics, morphology, and physiology are contained in the BRT's status review documents (NMFS,) and the Washington State Status Report for the Killer Whale (Wiles, ).

Leah Gerber Founding Director, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability @ School of Life Sciences Arizona State University PO Box Tempe, AZ About Publications Research Titles Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Founding .The IWC Welfare Workshop recommended a high priority be placed on developing effective entanglement mitigation and prevention measures, and until such time as that is developed, continue support for the palliative care offered by further developing the Global Whale Entanglement Response Network and database.

The Workshop further recommended. The number of Chinook salmon required to maintain the endangered southern resident killer whale population at its current size is substantial, and large enough to warrant explicit treatment in endangered species recovery and fisheries management plans.

The SRKW population, numbering only 87 individuals inmay easily consume 12–23% of.