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    Considerations for the hosting of by-catch identification guides for scientific observers

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    Document Number:
    WG-FSA-15/13
    Author(s):
    CCAMLR Secretariat
    Submitted By:
    Dr Keith Reid (CCAMLR Secretariat)
    Abstract

    Identification of bycatch species for scientific observers can be a difficult task whilst at sea, as freely available resources are limited, and often cover only a selection of common species. In the past year the Secretariat has requested by-catch identification material from Members, and has received several responses, included a Korean guide presented at WG-EMM (WG-EMM-15/06). This paper considers options for the development and distribution of these materials.