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Atlantic Trawl Gear Take Reduction Plan

Background Literature On Cetacean Biology
  1. Bernard HJ, Reilly SB. 1999. Pilot whales Globicephala Lesson, 1828. In: Ridgway SH, Harrison RJ (eds) Handbook of marine mammals, Vol 6. Academic Press, San Diego, p 245–279.
  2. Palka, D; Read, A; Potter, C. 1997. Summary of knowledge of white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus) from US and Canadian Atlantic waters. Annu. Rep. Int. Whaling Comm.]. Vol. 47.
  3. Gannon, D.P., A.J. Read, J.E. Craddock & J.G. Mead. 1997. Stomach contents of long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) stranded on the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast. Marine Mammal Science 13: 405-418.
  4. Gaskin, D. E. 1992. Status of Atlantic white-sided dolphin, Lagenorhynchus acutus, in Canada. Can. Fld. Nat. 106:64-72.
  5. Overholtz, W.J. & Waring, G.T. (1991) Diet composition of pilot whales Globicephala sp. and common dolphins Delphinus delphis in the Mid-Atlantic Bight during spring 1989. Fishery Bulletin, 89:723-728.
  6. Waring, G.T. , P. Gerrior , P.M. Payne , B.L. Parry , and J.R. Nicolas . 1990 . Incidental take of marine mammals in foreign fishery activities off the northeast United States, 1977–88 . Fish. Bull. 88 : 347–360.

For more information on the Atlantic Trawl Gear Take Reduction Plan, please contact Mark Minton, Atlantic Trawl Plan Coordinator, at 978-281-9300 x-6534 or Mark Minton

Last Updated: September 7, 2006

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