Abundance estimate of the eastern Canada – west Greenland bowhead whale population based on the 2013 High Arctic Cetacean Survey: Fs70-5/2015-058E-PDF
DFO conducted the High Arctic Cetacean Survey (HACS) in August 2013 to update abundance estimates for known stocks of Baffin Bay narwhal and for the EC-WG bowhead whale population. The survey was designed to cover the largest possible proportion of the summering areas of the EC-WG population while at the same time improving on the precision of past estimates. Three aircraft were used simultaneously to cover the vast survey area within a short time frame. This document presents the results of the survey and new abundance estimates for the EC-WG bowhead population, as well as an updated Potential Biological Removal (PBR) estimate.
|Department/Agency||Department of Fisheries and Oceans.|
|Title||Abundance estimate of the eastern Canada – west Greenland bowhead whale population based on the 2013 High Arctic Cetacean Survey|
|Series Title||Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat research document,|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Number of Pages||v, 27 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Fisheries resources, Whales, Fishing area, Fisheries management|
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