The Workshop on Age Estimation in Monodontids was held in Tampa, Florida, US, 26-27 November 2011. The workshop was in response to a direct request by tthe Scientific Joint Working Group of NAMMCO and the JCNB (Joint Canada-Greenland Committee on Narwhal and Beluga). The workshop focused on aging methods in beluga and narwhal, but also embraced aging methods in other marine mammal groups, and new technology that is proving promising.
Report of the Joint NAMMCO/ICES Workshop on observation schemes for by-catch of mammals and birds (WKOSBOMB).
The NAMMCO Committee on Hunting Methods convened an Expert Working Group meeting in Copenhagen 24-26 February 2009 to give recommendations on best practices in hunting and killing of seals, based on the state of the art in sealing today, and to identify where and how specific improvements could be made.
NAMMCO held an expert meeting on possible health effects of consumption of marine mammal oils in Copenhagen 3 October 2007.