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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (2013 -2018)


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species
North Atlantic Right Whale
Humpback Whale
Bryde’s Whale
Minke Whale
Sei Whale
Fin Whale
Rice's Whale
Blue Whale
Sperm Whale
Dwarf Sperm Whale
Pygmy Sperm Whale
Blainville's Beaked Whale
Cuvier's Beaked Whale
Gervais' Beaked Whale
Sowerby's Beaked Whale
True's Beaked Whale
Northern Bottlenose Whale
Rough-Toothed Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Clymene Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Striped Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Fraser's Dolphin
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Risso’s Dolphin
Melon-Headed Whale
Pygmy Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
Killer Whale
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Short-Finned Pilot Whale
Harbor Porpoise
White-Beaked Dolphin
Gray Seal
Harbor Seal
Harp Seal
Hooded Seal


NOAA Fisheries issued regulations under the MMPA to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area from November 2013 through November 2018.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/05/2022