The 2017 Annual Meeting was a tremendous success and the NARWC Board is grateful to all who participated. The abstract booklet and presentations from the Meeting are available below. Preceding each presentation is a summary of the work. Questions should be directed to corresponding authors.

2017 Abstract Booklet

2017 Annual Meeting Abstract Booklet

Information contained within this booklet is intended for use at the 2017 North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium Annual Meeting. Data and analyses presented in these abstracts are not peer reviewed and are not to be cited. Any questions regarding content should be directed to the corresponding author.

Presentations

NOAA Fisheries Service (NMFS) Update on North Atlantic Right Whale Recovery Actions

Current Efforts to Mitigate Ship Strikes Using Real-Time Acoustic Monitoring of Right Whales from Autonomous Platforms

North Atlantic Right Whale Species Decline and Life Expectancy

North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) Mortality Event in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 2017

Right Whale Distribution: Historical Perspectives and Recent Shifts

Historical Overview of North Atlantic Right Whale Entanglements and Their Impacts

Unexpected Consequences of Shifting Distributions and Conflicts with Human Activities: Implications for Right Whale Recovery

Entangled North Atlantic Right Whales, October 2016 October 2017

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Update on North Atlantic Right Whale Recovery Planning and Management Activities

Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada: An Update on Research and Monitoring Activities

North Atlantic Right Whale Report Card

Assessing Speed Reductions: Efficacy, Data Gaps, and Opportunities

Mitigation of Vessel-Strike Risk to North Atlantic Right Whales in Canadian Waters: Historical Perspectives and Updated Risk Analyses

Preventing Entanglements of North Atlantic Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Pot Fishing Gear