Fisheries Depredation by Killer and Sperm Whales, Behavioural Insights, Behavioural Solutions
Fisheries Depredation by Killer and Sperm Whales, Behavioural Insights, Behavioural Solutions
October 2-5, 2006 Pender Island, BC Hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium

 

Workshop Summaries

Workshop 1 -  Insights into killer and sperm whale depredation from fisheries interactions involving other marine mammal species

Workshop 2 - Insights into the prevention of depredation from knowledge of whale behaviour and impacts of depredation on whale populations

Workshop 3 - Implications of depredation for fishers, fisheries management and fish conservation

Workshop 4 - Reducing or eliminating depredation through gear modifications

Workshop 5 - Methods of depredation deterrence: passive, active, temporal/synchronicity

Workshop 6 - The use of acoustic information by depredating whales and implications for deterrence

Workshop 7 - Preventing the spread of depredation and the role of discard feeding in the spread of depredation

Workshop 8 - Quantifying depredation and establishing documentation protocols

Extra Session - Determining group priorities for research needs, gear modifications and mitigation techniques

Vancouver Aquarium
Whale Image Montage