Biological and Conference Opinion on the issuance of Permit No. 18786-01 to the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program pursuant to Sections 109(h), 112(c), 104(c) and Title IV of Marine Mammal Protection Act

February 26, 2020

A Biological Opinion on the issuance of a permit to the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program pursuant to Sections 109(h), 112(c), 104(c) and Title IV of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and Section 10(a)(l)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, and implementation of the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program

The action agency for this consultation is the NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources Permits and Conservation Division (hereafter referred to as “the Permits Division”) for its issuance of a scientific research and enhancement of propagation or survival permit pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA and the NMFS OPR Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (hereafter referred to as “the MMHSRP” or “the Program”) pursuant to sections 104c, 109(h), 112(c) and Title IV of the Marine Mammal Protection Act(MMPA).

 

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