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Critical Habitat for the Southern Resident Killer Whale

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to revise the critical habitat designation for the Southern Resident killer whale (Orcinus orca) distinct population segment (DPS) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by expanding it to include six new areas along the U.S.
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Published

Incidental Take Authorization: Low-Energy Geophysical Survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean

NOAA Fisheries issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the Southwest
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Effective
09/12/2019

Southern Resident Killer Whale 5-Year Review

The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) requires completion of periodic reviews of species that are listed as threatened or endangered to ensure that the listing of these species remains accurate.
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Published

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

Listing of Southern Resident Killer Whale Under the ESA

NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is issuing a final determination to list the Southern Resident killer whale distinct population segment (DPS) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of (ESA) 1973. Following an update of the status
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Effective

Vessel Regulations in Washington State for Southern Resident Killer Whales

We, NOAA Fisheries, establish regulations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) to prohibit vessels from approaching killer whales within 200 yards (182.9 m) and from parking in the path of whales when in inland
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Effective
05/16/2011

Designation of the AT1 Group of Transient Killer Whales as a Depleted Stock Under MMPA

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to designate the AT1 group of transient killer whales as a depleted stock of marine mammals pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). This action is based upon a status review conducted by NOAA Fisheries in
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Effective
07/06/2004

Designation of Southern Resident Killer Whales as a Depleted Stock Under MMPA

Following a review of the status of the eastern North Pacific Southern Resident stock of killer whales (Orcinus orca), NOAA Fisheries has determined that the stock is below its Optimal Sustainable Population (OSP) and, therefore, is depleted as defined
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Effective
06/30/2003