Report of Seabird Bycatch Working Group Rev 2. Includes: Annex 2 ACAP review of seabird bycatch mitigation measures for pelagic longline fisheries; Annex 3 ACAP Summary Advice for Reducing Impact of Pelagic Longlines on Seabirds.
This Report reports on discussions and recommendations of the Fifth Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group (SBWG), held in La Rochelle, France, 1-3 May 2013, together with progress achieved in implementing the Working Group’s Work Programme. Of interest: 2. PELAGIC LONGLINE BYCATCH MITIGATION 2.1 Mitigation research update 2.2 Best Practice Advice 2.3 Mitigation research priorities 16. TOOLS AND GUIDES 16.1 Hook removal guide 16.2 Photo identification guide for bycatch seabirds in tuna fisheries 16.3 Seabird Smart Training Workshops and Liaison Officer for New Zealand Inshore Fisheries 16.4 Bycatch Mitigation Information System (BMIS) Annex 2. ACAP review of seabird bycatch mitigation measures for pelagic longline fisheries Annex 3. ACAP summary advice for reducing impact of pelagic longlines on seabirds