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* 1. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements related to the Southern Resident Killer Whale management measures?

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I am aware of and understand the Southern Resident Killer Whale fishing closure measures for commercial and recreational salmon in the Southern Gulf Islands and Strait of Juan de Fuca areas.
I am aware of and understand the Southern Resident Killer Whale Interim Sanctuary Zones in the Southern Gulf Islands and Swiftsure Bank.
I am aware that no is fishing allowed in the Interim Sanctuary Zones.
I am aware of and understand the Southern Resident Killer Whale voluntary Fishing Avoidance Zone (i.e. stop fishing when within 1000m of killer whales).
I am aware of and understand the 400-metre vessel approach distance for all killer whales when in all southern BC coastal waters between Campbell River and just north of Ucluelet.
I am aware that some whale watching vessels have been authorized to approach non- Southern Resident Killer Whales up to 200 metres.
I comply with the voluntary Fishing Avoidance Zone in the presence of killer whales.
I comply with the voluntary measure: slow down to 7 knots or less when within 1000m of killer whales.
I comply with the voluntary measure: turn off echo sounders and fish finders when not in use.
I comply with the voluntary measures: Place engine in neutral idle and allow animal to pass if your vessel is not in compliance with the approach distance regulations.

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* 2. How much do you agree or disagree with the following related to your awareness of tools and information?

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I am aware of and refer to the Government of Canada website on Southern Resident Killer Whales when I need more information on management measures ( http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/southern-resident-killer-whale).
I am aware of and refer to the Marine Mammal Regulations (https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/Regulations/SOR-93-56/index.html).
I am aware of and refer to the Be Whale Wise guidelines to follow best practices on the water in the presence of marine mammals (bewhalewise.org).
I have received information regarding the management measures from the Southern Resident Killer Whale distribution list
I have received information from other sources. Please provide:

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* 3. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Totally Agree Agree  Neutral  Disagree  Totally Disagree  Not Applicable 
I believe that most fishers and boaters are aware of the Southern Resident Killer Whale management measures.
I believe that most fishers and boaters comply with the mandatory measures to help protect killer whales.
I believe that most fishers and boaters comply with voluntary measures.
I believe that most fishers comply with the Voluntary Fishing Avoidance Zone in the presence of killer whales.

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* 4. Do you have any suggestions to encourage voluntary compliance?

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* 5. Do you have any additional comments you would like to share?

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* 6. I am a:

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