Consideration of use of the .22 caliber rimfire Winchester magnum cartridge for instant killing of young harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus)
Assessment of current and alternative methods for killing young grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) during commercial harvest
A small commercial hunt for 5-7 weeks old grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) occurs intermittently around the Canadian Maritime provinces and may expand in the near future. We sought to better understand and, where possible, improve the harvesting methods of this hunt. We compared the use of the regula...