Incidental Take Authorization: USFWS Eastern Massachussetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex Monitoring and Research (2018)

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Effective
04/01/2018

Summary

 In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during survey activities associated with the seabird and shorebird monitoring project at the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Complex). 

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/01/2018