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Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fisheries and Ecosystem Research, Atlantic Ocean

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
06/04/2021

Summary

NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources (OPR) has received a request from the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to fisheries and ecosystem research conducted in the Atlantic Ocean, over the course of five years. This would be the second set of regulations and 5-year Letter of Authorization issued to the NEFSC. The proposed regulations would be effective September 10, 2021 through September 9, 2026.

Research Areas and Facilities
Research Areas and Facilities

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/07/2021