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Incidental Take Authorization: Kitty Hawk Wind, LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of North Carolina and Virginia


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Humpback Whale
Fin Whale
Minke Whale
Short-Finned Pilot Whale
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Harbor Porpoise
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Risso’s Dolphin


NOAA Fisheries has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to Kitty Hawk Wind, LLC to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment, marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys offshore Virginia and North Carolina.

Survey Location
Survey Location

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 04/18/2022