Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Mariana Islands Training and Testing (MITT)


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Proposed Rule


NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Mariana Islands Training and Testing (MITT) Study Area. The Navy’s activities qualify as military readiness activities pursuant to the MMPA, as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (2004 NDAA).  

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 03/17/2020