Here you will find the meeting documents of past and upcoming meetings of the NAMMCO By-Catch Working Group (BYCWG). Some of these documents require a password for access. Final reports are uploaded in the library.
28 May 2020, video conference
The By-catch Working Group (BYCWG) is scheduled to hold a video conference on 28 May 2020, under the Chairmanship of Kimberley Murray (US). The meeting is open only to members of the NAMMCO Scientific Committee and invited experts.
Working and For Information documents (only available to participants)
31 October 2018, videoconference
The By-catch Working Group (BYCWG) held a video conference 31 October 2018, under the Chairmanship of Kimberley Murray (US) . The meeting was open only to members of the NAMMCO Scientific Committee and invited experts.
The primary focus was to review the Icelandic by-catch of marine mammals, the Norwegian by-catch estimate for the ten-year period 2006-2015 and the progress of the WG recommendations from May 2017 and April 2018.
4 April 2018, videoconference
The By-Catch Working Group held a video conference 4 April 2018, under the chairmanship of Kimberley Murray (US). The meeting was open only to members of the Scientific Committee and invited participants, which were Simon Northridge (UK) and Marjorie Lyssikatos (US).
The primary focus was to reexamine the estimates of by-catch rates of marine mammals in Icelandic fisheries and get an update from the Faroe Islands on progress accomplished on the recommendations formulated by the WG at his last meeting in May 2017.