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Negligible Impact Determination and MMPA Section 101(a)(5)(E) Authorization for CA Thresher Shark/Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species


NOAA Fisheries issued a permit for a period of 3 years to authorize to the incidental, but not intentional, take of specific Endangered Species Act-listed marine mammal species or stocks under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, in the California thresher shark/swordfish drift gillnet fishery and the corresponding high seas component of the fishery as defined on the MMPA List of Fisheries as the Pacific highly migratory species drift gillnet fishery.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/11/2022