Biological and Conference Opinion on the Issuance of Permit No. 20605 to Robin Baird, Cascadia Research Collective, and Permit No. 20043 to Whitlow Au, University of Hawaii, for Research on Cetaceans

July 28, 2017

Both Dr. Baird and Dr. Au are long-term cetacean researchers, and as such, we have previously conducted consultation on previous research permits for both applicants. Dr. Baird has previously held Permit Nos. 0731-1509 (1999-2005), 731-1774 (2005-2011), a

Both Dr. Baird and Dr. Au are long-term cetacean researchers, and as such, we have previously conducted consultation on previous research permits for both applicants. Dr. Baird has previously held Permit Nos. 0731-1509 (1999-2005), 731-1774 (2005-2011), and 15330 (2010- 2017) and Dr. Au has previously held permit Nos. 1000-1617 (2001-2010), and 14682 (2010- 2016). Permit Nos. 20605 and 20043 are renewal of Dr. Baird and Dr. Au’s previous research permits, respectively.

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