Biological Opinion on Port of Anchorage Test Pile Project and Associated Proposed Issuance of Incidental Harassment Authorization and NWP Verification

March 02, 2016

Biological opinion on the potential effects of the Port of Anchorage Test Pile Project on the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale and on the endangered Steller sea lion. NMFS Consultation Number: AKR-2016-9513

This opinion and incidental take statement were prepared by NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region in accordance with section 7(b) of the ESA and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 402. This opinion and Incidental Take Statement are in compliance with the Data Quality Act (44 U.S.C. 3504(d)(1) et seq.) and have undergone pre-dissemination review. A complete record of this consultation is on file at NOAA Fisheries' Anchorage Alaska office.

Action Agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District and NOAA Fisheries

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

Section 7 Consultation Biological Opinions Steller Sea Lion Cook Inlet Beluga Whale