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Appendices to the MMHSRP Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

May 13, 2021

The National Marine Fisheries Service, Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program has prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The appendices provide supplemental information to the draft document.


Best Practices, Standards, and guidance documents provide supplemental information to the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. 

APPENDIX I: U.S. Marine Mammal Stranding Network Members

APPENDIX II: Stranding Statistics

APPENDIX III: Prescott Award Recipients 2002-2020

APPENDIX IV: 2020 Scoping Report

APPENDIX V: Standards for Release of Marine Mammals following Rehabilitation

APPENDIX VI: Biological Resources

APPENDIX VII: Economic Resources

APPENDIX VIII: Marine Mammal Stranding Agreement

APPENDIX IX: Evaluation Criteria for Marine Mammal Stranding Agreements

APPENDIX X: Cetacean and Pinniped Transport Best Practices

APPENDIX XI: MMHSRP Research Methodologies

APPENDIX XII: Small Cetacean Intervention Best Practices

APPENDIX XIII: Marine Mammal Euthanasia Best Practices

APPENDIX XIV: Marine Mammal Carcass Disposal Best Practices

APPENDIX XV: Cetacean Mass Stranding Best Practices

APPENDIX XVI: Live and Dead Large Whale Emergency Response Best Practices

APPENDIX XVII: Standards for Rehabilitation Facilities

APPENDIX XVIII: Dwarf and Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia Spp.) Best Practices

APPENDIX XIX: NMFS Criteria for Disentanglement Roles and Training Levels

APPENDIX XX: Large Whale Entanglement Response Best Practices

APPENDIX XXI: Small Cetacean Entanglement Best Practices

APPENDIX XXII: Pinniped Entanglement Response Best Practices

Supporting Materials

Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/21/2022