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OSPAR request to estimate bycatch mortality of marine mammals (harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena, common dolphin Delphinus delphis, grey seal Halichoerus grypus) within the OSPAR maritime area

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posted on 2021-12-02, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The estimated total number of common dolphins taken as bycatch was 7315 in 2019 and 6406 in 2020 (OSPAR regions II, III, IV, and V); for harbour porpoise it was 10 096 in 2019 and 9299 in 2020 (OSPAR egions I, II, III and IV); and for grey seals it was 35.

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ICES Advice: Special requests

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ICES. 2021. OSPAR request to estimate bycatch mortality of marine mammals (harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena, common dolphin Delphinus delphis, grey seal Halichoerus grypus) within the OSPAR maritime area. In Report of the ICES Advisory Committee, 2021.