Implementing the Current Management Regime for Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling to Establish a Catch Limit for the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Seas Stock of Bowhead Whales

We quantify the existing Aboriginal Management Scheme for subsistence whaling, which can be implemented for the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Seas stock of bowhead whales using the Bayesian synthesis assessment method. The catch limit given by this implementation meets our quantiication of aboriginal management objectives established by the Commission, and… CONTINUE READING