Permit for Incidental Take of Western U.S. stock of Steller Sea Lions in Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) flatfish trawl, BSAI pollock trawl, BSAI Pacific cod longline fisheries

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Effective
06/23/2016

Summary

In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), we, NOAA Fisheries, hereby issue a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals from three marine mammal stocks listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) pollock trawl and BSAI flatfish trawl fisheries: The Western North Pacific (WNP) stock of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae); Central North Pacific (CNP) stock of humpback whales; and Western U.S. stock of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus).

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 02/16/2018