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Incidental Take Permit to take Fin Whales in the CA Thresher Shark/ Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery (>14 inch mesh) and WA/OR/CA Sablefish Pot Fishery


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species


In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS hereby issues a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals of three stocks of marine mammals listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by the California (CA) thresher shark/swordfish drift gillnet (DGN) fishery (≥14 inch mesh) and the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals from one stock by the Washington/Oregon/California (WA/OR/CA) sablefish pot fishery.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/22/2021