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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Transit Protection Program Pier and Support Facilities Project at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Washington

NOAA Fisheries has issued two incidental harassment authorizations to the U.S. Navy to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Transit Protection Program Pier and…
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Effective
07/16/2021

Fisheries Off West Coast States; West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Rebuilding Chinook Salmon Stocks

NMFS approved rebuilding plans recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) for two overfished stocks: Klamath River fall-run Chinook salmon (KRFC) and Sacramento River fall-run Chinook salmon (SRFC). NMFS determined in June 2018 that…
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Published
11/27/2020

90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Giant Devil Ray Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the giant devil ray (Mobula mobular) as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The petition requests that we list the giant devil ray (M. mobular) as a…
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Published
11/20/2020

Final Black Abalone Recovery Plan (Haliotis cracherodii): Notice of Availability

This notice announces the availability of the Black Abalone (Haliotis cracherodii) Recovery Plan (Plan). On January 30, 2020, NOAA Fisheries published the Draft Recovery Plan for public review and comment. We considered all substantive comments received…
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Published
11/18/2020

Blue Whale 5-Year Review

In 2018, NMFS announced the initiation of a 5-year review for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate…
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Published
11/09/2020

Final Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce the availability of a revised Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
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Effective
11/09/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: State Route 520 Pontoon Pile Removal Project, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to State Route 520 Pontoon Construction Site – Marine Piling Removal Project in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor…
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Published
10/27/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: Point Blue Conservation Science Seabird and Pinniped Research in Central California (2020)

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Point Blue Conservation Science (Point Blue) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during seabird research activities in central California.  …
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Effective
10/01/2020