Incidental Take Authorization: University of California Santa Cruz Rocky Intertidal Monitoring off California and Oregon (2020-2025)


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NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the University of California Santa Cruz for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to rocky intertidal monitoring along the coasts of Oregon and California over the course of five years from the date of issuance. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of the University of California Santa Cruz’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NOAA Fisheries invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on the University of California Santa Cruz’s application and request.

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Biodiversity survey transects at Cambria, CA

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/17/2019