Questions on a wide range of management and conservation issues are received from the UK government and devolved administrations. In 2018, 35 questions were received from Marine Scotland, Defra and Natural Resources Wales. SCOS’s answers to these questions are provided in detail in this document.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Marine Mammals, produced by Claire Lacey, Jon Barnes and Patrick Lynes.
Reference: SCOS (2018) Scientific Advice on Matters Related to the Management of Seal Populations: 2018 SMRU, St Andrews.
This document is updated annually so please check the most up-to-date version.