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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Training Activities in the Gulf of Alaska Study Area


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status


NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) to take marine mammals incidental to training activities conducted in the Gulf of Alaska Study Area (GOA Study Area). The Navy’s activities qualify as military readiness activities pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004.

GOA Study Area

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/27/2022