Subject: 2nd Quarter MMPA Bulletin (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Wed, 18 Aug 1999 08:04:54 -0400 (EDT)

Subject: 2nd Quarter MMPA Bulletin


The National Marine Fisheries Service's Office of Protected Resources has
published the 2nd Quarter 1999 edition of the MMPA Bulletin. The articles in
this issue include:

Reducing Dolphin Mortality in the ETP Tuna Fishery: Part Two
MMAP Posters Available
NMFS Meets With Mexican and Caribbean Stranding Programs
Marine Mammal Strandings in 1998
Take Reduction Team Negotiation Process Review
NMFS Hears from Stakeholders: Rick Marks on TRTs
Activists Fined in Sugarloaf Dolphin Release
Judge Fines Boat Rental Company for Feeding Dolphins
Civil Penalty for Whale Watching and Research Operation
NMFS Hosts Aquaculture Workshop
Video on Right Whales and Ship Strikes Available
Working Group on Unusual Mortality Events Annual Meeting
Harbor Porpoise Mortalities
Ocean Contaminants Workshop
Acoustic Workshop Report Available
Congress Holds MMPA Oversight Hearing
>From the Editors

The MMPA Bulletin can be found in PDF format on the Office of Protected
Resources web site at: http://www.nmfs.gov/prot_res/mammals/bulletin.html

If you are currently on the mailing list to receive the MMPA Bulletin, your copy
will be coming in the mail shortly. Otherwise, to obtain a hard copy of the MMPA
Bulletin or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Nicole Le Boeuf at
nicole.leboeuf@noaa.gov. You can also call (301) 713-2322 or write to
NOAA/NMFS/F/PR2, Attn. MMPA Bulletin, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD
20910.