2016 Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement Between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission

January 29, 2016

Cooperative Agreement

The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hereby agree to amend their Cooperative Agreement as follows:

Article 3 is amended by removing this sentence:

"On the first of each month during the spring and fall whaling seasons, the AEWC shall inform NOAA of the number of bowhead whales struck during the previous month."

Article 4, Paragraph (1) is amended to read as follows:

"No more than 75 bowhead whales shall be struck in 2016."

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/15/2018

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