Long-term Limits on Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Subsistence Harvest

Overview

Description
Long-term Limits on Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Subsistence Harvest
Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
11/14/2008

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issues final regulations establishing long-term limits on the maximum number of Cook Inlet beluga whales that may be taken by Alaska Natives for subsistence and handicraft purposes. These regulations were developed after proceedings and public comment connected to an on-the-record rule-making and hearings before Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Parlen L. McKenna (Judge McKenna); consultations with the parties to the hearings, including Alaska Native Organizations; and comments received from the public on the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Subsistence Harvest Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 10/25/2019

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Subsistence Harvest