Navy application to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities in Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Study Area

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
10/20/2017

Summary

NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) Study Area for a period of five years, from December 26, 2018 through December 25, 2023. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of the Navy's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NMFS invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on the Navy's application and request.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/29/2019