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List of Fisheries for 2019

NOAA Fisheries publishes its final List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2019, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The LOF for 2019 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. NOAA Fisheries must
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Effective
06/17/2019

Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program

NOAA Fisheries announces the availability for public comment of a draft supplemental environmental assessment (SEA) for the continued implementation of the Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program (MTMCP) administered by the NOAA Fisheries
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Comments Close
06/23/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northeast Pacific Ocean

NOAA Fisherieshas received a request from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to a marine geophysical survey in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal
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07/10/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Mariana Islands Training and Testing (MITT)

NOAA Fisheries 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 Mariana Islands Training and Testing (MITT) Study Area for a period of seven years,
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Published
03/15/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Operations of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar (beginning in

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the use of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor Systems Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar systems onboard U.S. Navy surveillance ships for
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Published
03/01/2019

2019 Temporary Area Closure of the Southern Exclusion Zone

NOAA Fisheries announces the publication of a temporary rule to close the Southern Exclusion Zone (SEZ)to Hawai'i-based deep-set (tuna) longline fishing. NOAA Fisheries is closing the SEZto deep-set longline fishing for all vessels registered under
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Effective
02/22/2019

Proposed Policies and Procedures for the National Inventory of Marine Mammals

The Marine Mammal Protection Act requires NOAA Fisheries to establish and maintain an inventory of marine mammals in zoos and aquariums (including cetaceans and pinnipeds, excluding walrus). The NOAA Fisheries, Office of Protected Resources is seeking
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Comments Close
07/31/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) (2018-2023)

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) to extend the expiration date from December 2023 to December 2025 for Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) regulations authorizing the take of marine mammals incidental to Navy training and
Effective
12/21/2018

Final Annual Determination for 2019

NOAA Fisheries will not identify additional fisheries to observe on the 2019 Annual Determination (AD), pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean,
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Published

Listing of Chambered Nautilus Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce a final rule to list the chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have reviewed the status of the chambered nautilus, including efforts being made to protect this
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Effective
10/29/2018