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    Summary of incidental mortality associated with fishing activities collected in scientific observer and vessel data during the 2020 and 2021 seasons

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    Número de documento:
    WG-FSA-2021/04 Rev. 1
    CCAMLR Secretariat
    Presentado por:
    Mr Isaac Forster (Secretaría de la CCRVMA)
    Aprobado por:
    Dr David Agnew (Secretaría de la CCRVMA)

    This paper summarises data collected by Scheme of International Scientific Observation observers and vessels, of incidental interactions between fishing vessels, seabirds and marine mammals during fishing activities undertaken during the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The extrapolated total of 44 seabirds caught in 2020 is the lowest on record for CCAMLR fisheries. Three humpback whales were recorded as incidental mortalities in krill fisheries in 2021, the first mortality records for this species.