Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Fisheries NEFSC Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Activities in the Atlantic Ocean


NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources has issued an LOA and regulations under the MMPA to govern the unintentional take of small numbers of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted by the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) in the Atlantic Ocean over the course of five years, from the date of issuance until September 9, 2021.

Map of primary research areas

Primary Research Areas

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/01/2019