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NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-201

U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Stock Assessments -- 2006 (2nd edition)

Gordon T. Waring1, Elizabeth Josephson1, Carol P. Fairfield2, and Katherine Maze-Foley3, Editors, with contributions from (listed alphabetically): Dana Belden1, Timothy V.N. Cole1, Lance P. Garrison2, Keith D. Mullin3, Christopher Orphanides1, Richard M. Pace1, Debra L. Palka1, Marjorie C. Rossman1, and Fredrick W. Wenzel1
1National Marine Fisheries Serv., 166 Water St., Woods Hole, MA 02543
2National Marine Fisheries Serv., 75 Virginia Beach Dr., Miami, FL 33149
3National Marine Fisheries Serv., 3209 Frederic St., Pascagoula, MS 39567

Web version posted March 23, 2007 (original); second edition posted April 24, 2007

Citation: Waring GT, Josephson E, Fairfield CP, Maze-Foley K, editors. 2007. U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Stock Assessments -- 2006. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 201; 378 p.

Information Quality Act Compliance: In accordance with section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center completed both technical and policy reviews for this report. These predissemination reviews are on file at the NEFSC Editorial Office.

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(Minke whale and Risso's dolphin sections revised April 24, 2007)

Click here for first edition (March 2007; 16+MB)

Individual sections available below. ALL associated files are in PDF only.

TABLE 1. A summary of Atlantic marine mammal stock assessment reports for stocks of marine mammals under NMFS authority that occupy waters under USA jurisdiction.

APPENDIX I. Estimated serious injury and mortality (SI&M) of Western North Atlantic marine mammals listed by U.S. observed fisheries for 1999-2003

APPENDIX II. Summary of the confirmed human-caused mortality and serious injury ("SI") events involving baleen whales

APPENDIX III. Fisheries Descriptions -- LARGE PDF (11MB+) -- smaller sections linked below: APPENDIX IV. Marine Mammal stock assessment reports not updated in 2006:
APPENDIX V. West Indian manatees stock assessment: Florida (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and Antillean (Trichechus manatus manatus) stocks
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