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Incidental Take Authorization: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's marine geophysical surveys of the Blake Plateau in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
North Atlantic Right Whale
Humpback Whale
Fin Whale
Sei Whale
Minke Whale
Blue Whale
Sperm Whale
Pygmy Sperm Whale
Dwarf Sperm Whale
Cuvier's Beaked Whale
Blainville's Beaked Whale
True's Beaked Whale
Gervais' Beaked Whale
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Short-Finned Pilot Whale
Rough-Toothed Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Clymene Dolphin
Striped Dolphin
Fraser's Dolphin
Risso’s Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Melon-Headed Whale
Pygmy Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
Killer Whale
Harbor Porpoise


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory to incidentally harass marine mammals during a marine geophysical survey of the Blake Plateau in the northwest Atlantic Ocean.

Project Location
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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/08/2023