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Incidental Take Authorization: TerraSond Limited Marine Site Characterization Surveys in the New York Bight and Central Atlantic Call Area


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


NOAA Fisheries has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization to TerraSond Limited to incidentally harass marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys in the New York Bight (off of New York and New Jersey) and in the Central Atlantic (from Delaware to North Carolina).

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/17/2023