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Biological Opinion on the Issuance of Permit No. 20315 for Scientific Research on Sea Turtles in the United States Virgin Islands

August 10, 2017

Biological opinion on a permit application for continuing a study of green sea turtle (South Atlantic distinct population segment), hawksbill sea turtle, and loggerhead sea turtle (Northwest Atlantic DPS) aggregations in the coastal waters the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The permit application is to continue a project studying green (South Atlantic distinct population segment (DPS), hawksbill, and loggerhead (Northwest Atlantic DPS) sea turtle aggregations in the coastal waters the U.S. Virgin Islands, including Buck Island Reef National Monument (BIRNM), U.S. Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument, and U.S. Virgin Islands National Park. 

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 02/14/2020

Biological Opinions Consultations Sea Turtles