Biological Opinion on Land Survey and Conveyance and Issuance of an Associated Incidental Take Authorization

June 08, 2015

Biological opinion on the potential effects of land survey activities within the Eastern Aleutian Islands Archipelago, Alaska.

This opinion evaluates the effects of the proposed action on the western distinct population segment Steller sea lion and upon Steller sea lion critical habitat incidental to Land Survey Activities within the Eastern Aleutian Islands Archipelago, Alaska, 2015 (80 FR 21213, April 17, 2015), and analyzes the effects of the surveys and related operations on the endangered western distinct population segment Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus).

Action Agencies: NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources and Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management

NMFS Consultation Number: AKR-2015-9419

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/05/2020

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