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Recovery strategy for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus), Northwest Atlantic population, in Canada

5. List of acronyms

CITES
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

DFO
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

GREMM
Group for research and education on marine mammals

IUCN
International Union for Conservation of Nature

IWC
International Whaling Commission

MICS
Mingan Island Cetacean Study

MPA
Marine Protected Area

PIZ
Priority Intervention Zone

ROMM
Réseau d’observation des mammifères marins

SARA
Species at Risk Act

SODES
St. Lawrence Economic Development Council

SSLMP
Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park