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Incidental Take Authorization: Ocean Wind II Marine Site Characterization Surveys Off New Jersey


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
North Atlantic Right Whale
Fin Whale
Humpback Whale
Minke Whale
Sei Whale
Sperm Whale
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Risso’s Dolphin
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Harbor Porpoise
Harbor Seal
Gray Seal


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization to Ocean Wind II, LLC to incidentally harass marine mammals during marine characterization surveys off New Jersey.

Figure 1. Ocean Wind II 2023-2024 HRG IHA Survey Area
Ocean Wind II 2023-2024 HRG Survey Area

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/31/2023