Management Units for Cetaceans in UK waters

This paper sets out the final agreed Management Units (MUs) for the seven most common cetacean species in UK waters. Details of each MU are provided, including boundaries and estimated abundance figures.

This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Marine Mammals, produced by Claire Lacey, Jon Barnes and Patrick Lynes.

Reference: IAMMWG. (2015) Management Units for cetaceans in UK waters, JNCC Report No. 547, JNCC Peterborough.