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Bowhead Whale Subsistence Harvest 2008-2012

December 01, 2008

Co-management of the bowhead whale subsistence harvest.

The abundance of the Western Arctic bowhead whale stock has been steadily increasing since the mid-1970s, the only stock of bowhead whales to do so since commercial whaling stopped over 70 years ago. The stock is now estimated to exceed 10,000 whales.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 08/03/2018

Bowhead Whale Subsistence Harvest Co-Management