Biological Opinion on the Issuance of Permit No. 20951 to Ann Zoidis, Cetos Research Organization for Research on Cetaceans in the Gulf of Maine

September 05, 2017

This document represents NOAA Fisheries opinion on the effects of the proposed issuance of Permit No. 20951 on blue whales, fin whales, sea turtles, and other species in the Gulf of Maine.

This document represents NOAA Fisheries opinion on the effects of the proposed issuance of Permit No. 20951 on blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus), fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus), North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis), sei whales (Balaena borealis), sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus), green turtles (Chelonia mydas, North Atlantic Distinct Population Segment [DPS]), hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata), Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), and loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta, Northwest Atlantic DPS). 

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