Dolphins, Porpoises and Whales of the World: The IUCN Red Data Book

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IUCN, Jan 1, 1991 - Science - 429 pages
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Page 429 - UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
Page 19 - Taxa believed likely to move into the 'Endangered' category in the near future if the causal factors continue operating. Included are taxa of which most or all the populations are decreasing because of over-exploitation, extensive destruction of habitat or other environmental disturbance...
Page 25 - ... of harvested natural resources under their jurisdiction in accordance with scientific principles and with a view to attaining the goal of sustainable development.
Page 19 - Taxa with small world populations that are not at present Endangered or Vulnerable, but are at risk. These taxa are usually localized within restricted geographical areas or habitats or are thinly scattered over a more extensive range. Indeterminate (I). Taxa known to be Extinct, Endangered, Vulnerable or Rare, but where there is not enough information to say which of the four categories is appropriate.
Page 426 - Stock (IMS) is a stock more than 20 per cent of MSY stock level above MSY stock level. Commercial whaling shall be permitted on Initial Management Stocks according to the advice of the Scientific Committee as to measures necessary to bring the stocks to the MSY stock level and then optimum level in an efficient manner and without risk of reducing them below this level. The permitted catch for such stocks will not be more than 90 per cent of MSY as far as this is known, or, where it will be more appropriate,...
Page 19 - Taxa in danger of extinction and whose survival is unlikely if the causal factors continue operating. Included are taxa whose numbers have been reduced to a critical level or whose habitats have been so drastically reduced that they are deemed to be in immediate danger of extinction. Also included are taxa that are possibly already extinct but have definitely been seen in the wild in the past 50 years. Vulnerable (V) Taxa believed likely to move into the Endangered category in the near future if...
Page 390 - J.6. 1977. Records of Sei and Bryde's Whales from the Atlantic Coast of the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.
Page 19 - Taxa formerly included in one of the above categories, but which are now considered relatively secure because effective conservation measures have been taken or the previous threat to their survival has been removed.
Page 19 - Vulnerable', but are at risk. These taxa are usually localised within restricted geographical areas or habitats or are thinly scattered over a more extensive range. INDETERMINATE (I) Taxa known to be 'Endangered', 'Vulnerable' or 'Rare' but where there is not enough information to say which of the three categories is appropriate.
Page 149 - Act, rather than sections 103 and 104, governs the incidental taking of marine mammals in the course of commercial fishing operations...

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