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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Testing and Training Activities in the Point Mugu Sea Range Study Area

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Point Mugu Sea Range Study Area for a period of seven years, from October, 2021 through…
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10/05/2020

Nominations to the Marine Mammal Scientific Review Groups

As required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Secretary of Commerce established three independent regional scientific review groups (SRGs) to provide advice on a range of marine mammal science and management issues. NOAA Fisheries conducted a…
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10/05/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Jetty Maintenance and Repairs Project, Coos Bay, Oregon

NOAA Fisheries has issued incidental harassment authorizations (IHAs) to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during pile driving and removal activities over two years associated…
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Effective
09/01/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Marine Geophysical Survey in the Aleutian Islands

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University (L-DEO) to incidentally harass marine mammals during a marine geophysical survey in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.   …
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Effective
09/01/2020

Guidelines for Safely Deterring Marine Mammals

The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) allows for specified persons to employ measures to deter marine mammals from damaging fishing gear and catch, damaging personal or public property, or endangering personal safety, as long as these measures do not…
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10/30/2020

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

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Point Blue Conservation Science (Point Blue), for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to conducting seabird research activities in central California. Point Blue’s activities are identical to…
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Published
08/28/2020
Published
08/28/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: Dominion Energy Virginia Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of Coastal Virginia

NOAA Fisheries has issued an IHA to Dominion Energy Virginia to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys in the areas of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy…
Effective
08/28/2020

Permit Application to Import 5 Beluga Whales for Scientific Research (File No. 22629, Mystic Aquarium)

NOAA Fisheries has issued Permit No. 22629 to Mystic Aquarium (Responsible Party: Stephen M. Coan, Ph.D.) to import five beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) for scientific research. The issued permit and relevant documents are provided below…
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