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


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status


NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to fishery and ecosystem research in the Atlantic Ocean over the course of five years from the date of issuance. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of the NEFSC’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. 

Research Areas and Facilities
Research Areas and Facilities

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 01/25/2021