Information from the Compliance Committee
This paper provides information and correspondence from the Compliance Committee that is relevant to the Ecologically Related Species Working Group (ERSWG). It contains four items of information: 1. Extract of relevant ERS paragraphs from the Report of the Sixteenth Meeting of the Compliance Committee; 2. Members’ responses to the question raised at the Compliance Committee of whether reports of night setting mean the entire set was conducted at night; 3. Possible changes to CCSBT’s High-level Code of Practice for Scientific Data Verification, to include cross-verification of different sources of mitigation data such as observer and logbook data; and 4. Information provided in Members’ annual reports to the Compliance Committee on the Types of Information Collected on Bycatch Mitigation Measures.