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Incidental Take Authorization: SouthCoast Wind Energy, LLC's Marine Site Characterization Surveys off Massachusetts and Rhode Island


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


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization to SouthCoast Wind Energy, LLC (formerly known as Mayflower Wind Energy, LLC) to incidentally harass marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys off Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Project location
Project location

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/27/2023