Report of the EIFAC Workshop on a European Cormorant Management Plan

EIFAC Occasional Paper No. 41

EUROPEAN INLAND FISHERIES ADVISORY COMMISSION

Report of the EIFAC Workshop on a European Cormorant Management Plan

Bonn, Germany, 20-21 November 2007



FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Rome 2008

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

This is the report of the EIFAC Workshop on a European Cormorant Management Plan held by the EIFAC ad hoc Working Party on Prevention and Control of Bird Predation. The workshop was convened by Mr Petri Heinimaa (Finland) and attended by 29 experts from 13 EIFAC member States. It was held in Bonn, Germany, from 20 to 21 November 2007 and hosted by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Bonn, Germany. The workshop report was adopted by the ad hoc Working Party, and subsequently finalized by Messrs Petri Heinimaa, Daniel Gerdaux, Volker Hilge and Erich Staub.

 

FAO European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission.
Report of the EIFAC Workshop on a European Cormorant Management Plan. Bonn, Germany, 20-21 November 2007.
EIFAC Occasional Paper. No. 41. Rome, FAO. 2008. 34p.

ABSTRACT

The EIFAC Workshop on a European Cormorant Management Plan by the EIFAC ad hoc Working Party on Prevention and Control of Bird Predation was held in Bonn, Germany, from 20 to 21 November 2007 with the participation of 29 experts from 13 EIFAC member States. The workshop discussed cormorant - fisheries issues including the legal situation for the protection and control of cormorants in the EIFAC region. On the basis of these discussions four recommendations were formulated, including the promotion of preparation and effective implementation of a European Cormorant Management Plan.

CONTENTS


OPENING

OVERVIEWS OF CORMORANT - FISHERIES CONFLICTING AREAS

CORMORANT PROTECTION AND CONTROL IN EIFAC MEMBER STATES

FINDINGS FROM DISCUSSIONS ON CORMORANT - FISHERIES ISSUES

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORKSHOP

ANNEXES
 



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