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Incidental Take Authorization: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Marine Geophysical Survey in the North Pacific Ocean


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Humpback Whale
Minke Whale
Bryde’s Whale
Sei Whale
Fin Whale
Blue Whale
Sperm Whale
Pygmy Sperm Whale
Dwarf Sperm Whale
Blainville's Beaked Whale
Cuvier's Beaked Whale
Longman's Beaked Whale
Deraniyagala’s Beaked Whale
Hubb's Beaked Whale
Ginkgo-Toothed Beaked Whale
Rough-Toothed Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Striped Dolphin
Fraser's Dolphin
Risso’s Dolphin
Melon-Headed Whale
False Killer Whale
Pygmy Killer Whale
Killer Whale
Short-Finned Pilot Whale
North Pacific Right Whale
Stejneger's Beaked Whale
Baird’s Beaked Whale
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Northern Right Whale Dolphin
Dall’s Porpoise
Northern Fur Seal
Hawaiian Monk Seal
Gray Whale
Northern Elephant Seal
Ribbon Seal


NOAA Fisheries issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University (L-DEO) to incidentally take, by Level A and/or Level B harassment, marine mammals during a Marine Geophysical Survey in the North Pacific Ocean.

Hawaii research area map

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/05/2022