Report of the Study Group on Pilot Whales
This study group, of which this was the first meeting, was established at the 1990 Statutory Meeting by virtue of Council Resolution (C. Res. 199012: 7), which reads in part: "A Study Group on Pilot Whales will be established. . . and will meet. . . to:
"a) identify the information available for characterizing the status of pilot whales in the north Atlantic, with a view to establishing an understanding of the dynamics of this species;
"b) advise on research necessary to further develop this understanding;
"c) advise on whether a scientific dialogue with the International Whaling Commission is required;
"d) report on the potential scientific possibilities of ICES providing advice on this species and how such advice could best be generated. "
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