U.S. Marine Mammal Stock Assessments: Guidelines for Preparation, Background, and a Summary of the 1995 Assessments

September 01, 1995

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-95-6

This report documents the guidelines that were used for preparing the U.S. marine mammal stock assessments that are required by the 1994 ammendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, as well as the report of the workshop that led to the first draft of the guidelines. Additionally, this report summarizes the results of the 1995 assessments, the first year that assessments were prepared.

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Marine Mammal Stock Assessments