Guidelines and Best Practices for Commercial Whale Watching Operators


Subject:
Washington State: Transportation , Washington State: Animals , Washington State: Recreation , Marine Mammals , Boating , Boats & Ferries

Description:
This document guides commercial and recreational boaters in observing orcas and other marine animals in the wild. Topics discussed include boat speed and positioning, appropriate viewing duration, and boating etiquette. From Whale Watch Operators Association Northwest (WWOANW), "a group of companies dedicated to responsible wildlife viewing."

Publisher:
Pacific Whale Watch Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://pacificwhalewatch.org/guidelines


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