Report of the ICES Working Group on Seals in the Baltic; Report of the ICES Working Group on Harp and Hooded Seals in the Greenland Sea
This number presents the reports of two ICES Working Groups set up by the Council to appraise the state of seal stocks in the Baltic and Greenland Sea areas, respectively. The Working Group on Baltic Seals was established at the 70th Statutory Meeting in 1982 in response to a request by the Helsinki Commission for information and advice on the state of these stocks in relation to possible effects of pollution. The report is presented in Part 1. The Working Group on Harp and Hooded Seals in the Greenland Sea was established at the 72nd Statutory Meeting in 1984 to handle a request for advice by the Norwegian Government. Its report is presented in Part 2.