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Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Fisheries PIFSC Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Activities in the Pacific Ocean


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Proposed Rule


NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resources has received a request from NOAA Fisheries' Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center for a Letter of Authorization to take marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions, over the course of five years from the date of issuance. NOAA Fisheries is proposing regulations to govern that take.

Map of research areas


Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 04/22/2021