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Cook Inlet and Kodiak Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines

NOAA Fisheries, in an effort to increase preparedness for wildlife response under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, has drafted guidelines for marine mammal response in disaster situations in Cook Inlet and Kodiak, Alaska entitled "Cook Inlet & Kodiak
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Published

Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan’s Massachusetts Trap/Pot Restricted Area and the Great South Channel Trap/Pot Restricted Area

NOAA Fisheries has published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on modifying the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan's Massachusetts Trap/Pot Restricted Area and the Great South Channel Trap/Pot Restricted Area to
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Alaska Humpback Whale Approach Regulations

Effective July 2, 2001, NOAA Fisheries issued a final rule to establish measures to protect humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in waters within 200 nautical miles (370.4 km) of Alaska. Under these regulations it is unlawful for a person subject to
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Effective
10/11/2016

Approach Regulations for Humpback Whales in Waters Surrounding the Islands of Hawaii Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, are issuing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to prevent take by protecting humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from the detrimental effects resulting from approach by humans within 200 nautical miles (370.4
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Effective

Listing of Humpback Whale Under the Endangered Species Act

In June 1970, humpback whales were designated as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Conservation Act (ESCA). In 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) replaced the ESCA, and continued to list humpback whales as endangered. In April 2015,
Effective
09/08/2016

Special Prohibitions for Endangered Marine Mammals

Regulations on approaching endangered humpback whales in Alaska, approaching right whales, special prohibitions relating to endangered Steller sea lion protection, and protective regulations for killer whales in Washington. Federal Register: 64 FR
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Issued

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,

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
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Effective

Notice of Availability of Draft Monitoring Plan for the Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whale

Notice of availability of a draftmonitoring plan for the distinct population segments (DPSs) of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) that NOAA Fisheries did not propose to list as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as
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Published
03/18/2016

Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations from 1997-2015

NOAA Fisheries developed regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan to address the increased incidental mortality and serious injury of three stocks of large whales (North Atlantic right, humpback, and fin) in commercial
Issued

Incidental Take Permit for Take in HI Deep-set and Shallow-set Longline Fisheries

In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS hereby issues a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals of three stocks of marine mammals listed as threatened or
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Effective
10/16/2014