The NAMMCO Committee on Hunting Methods
has organised several workshops on issues related to hunting of marine mammals. The first convened in Nuuk, Greenland in 1999, the second in Sandefjord, Norway in 2001, the third in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2004 and the fourth in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2006.
Report from the Expert Group on Assessment of Hunting Methods for Small Cetaceans
The Expert Group on Asssessment of Hunting Methods for Small Cetaceans met 15-17 November 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The terms of reference for the group were:
1. Review and assess current hunting and killing methods for small cetaceans
2. Review and assess information on recent and ongoing research on improvements and technical innovations in hunting methods and gear used for hunting of small cetaceans
3. Review and assess time to death (TTD) data on the killing of small cetaceans
4. Give recommendations with respect to possible improvements.
The report includes recommendations from the Expert Group.
Report from the NAMMCO Expert Group Meeting on Assessment of Whale Killing Data
The NAMMCO Committee on Hunting Methods convened an Expert Group Meeting on Assessment of Whale Killing Data in Copenhagen 17 - 18 February 2010. The aim was to review and evaluate whale killing data for large whales from NAMMCO member countries and Japan. The meeting also reviewed information on research on improvements and technical innovations in hunting methods and gears
NAMMCO Expert Group Report on Best Practices in Sealing
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 Workshop addressing problems of struck and lost in seal, walrus and whale hunting
NAMMCO Workshop on Hunting Methods for Seals and Walrus
NAMMCO Workshop on Marine Mammals Weapons Ammunition and Ballistics
NAMMCO Workshop on Hunting Methods