MRAG have ongoing private contracts with a number of fishing companies to supply observers approved by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department. Observers are deployed on loligo squid trawlers to monitor seal mortality and the effectiveness of mitigation devices, and obtain squid biometric data.

Two deployment seasons exist the first from September to October and a second season from February to May.

The first deployments were made in Septmber 2017 and the project is ongoing.

 

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Falkland Islands