PostHeaderIcon ACCOBAMS Workshop on interactions between cetaceans and fishing

From 10th to 11th September, the "Workshop on interactions between cetaceans and fishing activities in Italy" will be held in Rome.

The workshop is organized by the ACCOBAMS Secretariat with the expert advice and the logistic support of ACCOBAMS Partner ICRAM, the Italian Central Institute for Marine Research. This activity will be performed in the frame of the project "Bycatch Program Italy-ACCOBAMS" and is supported by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies (Mipaaf).
The aims of this workshop are:
1) to provide with an overview on past and present status of interactions between fishery and cetaceans in Italy, with particular reference to bycatch;
2) to discuss the standard methodology for the collection of data on cetacean by-catch (drafted by Dr. Simon Northridge, SMRU, UK) in the context of monitoring activities in Italian waters.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 18 August 2009 07:34)

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