research compliance of small vessels to minimum distance regulations for humpback and killer whales in the salish sea

Research: Compliance of small vessels to minimum distance regulations for humpback and killer whales in the Salish Sea

With myriad stressors in the Salish Sea, the last thing killer whales and humpbacks need is to be approached too closely by whale watching and recreational boats. The rise of vessel traffic, the growth of the whale watching industry, increased interactions between whales and small vessels, and the precarious existence of southern residents in particular has given rise to some regulations from the…

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