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Meeting 5: False Killer Whale Take Reduction Team

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Meeting 5:
July 27-29, 2011

Moana Surfrider
Honolulu, Oahu, HI



Day 1: July 27, 2011

  1. Agenda and Ground Rules - CONCUR [pdf]
  2. Preliminary serious injury determinations for observed false killer whale entanglements or hookings in Hawaii-based longline fisheries (Jan 2009 - May 2011) - Forney [pdf]
  3. HICEAS update July 2011 - Oleson [pdf]
  4. Longline acoustic monitoring - Oleson [pdf]
  5. Hawaii weak circle hook research - Boggs [pdf]
  6. Lessons Learned Report - CONCUR [pdf]
  7. Proposed False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan - Young [pdf]

Day 3: July 29, 2011

  1. American Samoa longline fishery marine mammal bycatch - Marsik [pdf]


Handouts and Reference Material

  1. Developing a Comprehensive Strategy for Evaluating the Effectiveness of MMPA Take Reduction Plans (including Appendix) [pdf]
  2. Alternative SEZ Trigger Calculations [xls]
  3. Proposed rule to require weak circle hooks in Gulf of Mexico pelagic longline fishery [pdf]


Meeting Documents