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Incidental Take Authorization: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Geophysical Surveys at the Cascadia Subduction Zone and Juan de Fuca Plate in the Northeast Pacific Ocean


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Humpback Whale
Minke Whale
Sei Whale
Fin Whale
Blue Whale
Sperm Whale
Pygmy Sperm Whale
Dwarf Sperm Whale
Baird’s Beaked Whale
Cuvier's Beaked Whale
Striped Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
North Pacific Right Whale
Risso’s Dolphin
Killer Whale
Dall’s Porpoise
Northern Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Steller Sea Lion
California Sea Lion
Northern Elephant Seal


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during geophysical surveys in the Northeast Pacific Ocean.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 08/01/2023