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Biological Opinion for Construction of Haines Alaska Ferry Terminal and Issuance of Incidental Harassment Authorization to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

October 20, 2017

Biological opinion on the potential effects of ferry terminal construction in Haines, Alaska on endangered and threatened species and designated critical habitat. NMFS Consultation Number: AKR-2017-9661

This Opinion considers the effects of activities associated with ferry terminal construction in Haines, Alaska. These actions have the potential to affect the endangered western Distinct Population Segment Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) and the threatened Mexico DPS humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), as well as the designated critical habitat for the Steller sea lion.

Action Agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and NOAA Fisheries

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 12/27/2019

Section 7 Consultation Biological Opinions Humpback Whale Steller Sea Lion