Endangered Species; File No. 16194, 1671-1672 [2012-397]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2012 / Notices 2011 Texas Closure and decide whether to have a closure in 2012. 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.—The Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) will give a presentation to the Full Council reviewing data reports. 5:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.—Scientific & Statistical Committee (SSC) Selection Committee—Full Council (Closed Session) will review membership of the Spiny Lobster SSC and removal of Stone Crab Members; discuss replacement of a Member of the Shrimp SSC; and appoint additional Coral SSC Members. —Recess— Tuesday, January 31, 2012 8:30 a.m.–12 noon and 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.—Reef Fish Management Committee will meet to discuss the Final Regulatory Amendment for Red Snapper Fall Closed Season Revision and 2012 Annual Catch Limit; review an Options Paper for a Regulatory Amendment for Red Snapper Weekend/ Weekday openings; review and discuss the Gray Triggerfish update assessment; take Final Actions on Amendment 34— Crew Size and Income Requirement and Amendment 35—Greater Amberjack Rebuilding Plan Adjustments; Draft Amendment 36—Red Snapper IFQ Transferability; discuss Reef Fish Amendment 33—LAPP Program; review an Options Paper for Vermilion Snapper ACL Framework Action; discuss Reef Fish Framework Action for Red Snapper Payback Provisions for Overages; and discuss any additional SSC and AP comments. —Recess— Immediately following the Committee Recess will be the Informal Question & Answer Session on Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Issues. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, February 1, 2012 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.—The Reef Fish Management Committee—Continued (see above). 10 a.m.–10:30 a.m.—The Joint Mackerel, Reef Fish and Red Drum Committees will discuss starting an amendment to develop Default Status Determination Criteria. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.—The Data Collection Committee will discuss the Generic Amendment for Dealer Permits and Electronic Reporting. 11:30 a.m.–12 noon—The Artificial Reef Committee will receive a presentation from Dr. Shipp on the role of artificial reefs in fishery management. 1:30 p.m.–3 p.m.—The Spiny Lobster Management Committee will take Final Action on Spiny Lobster Amendment 11. —Recess— VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:02 Jan 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 Council Wednesday, February 1, 2012 3 p.m.—The Council meeting will begin at with a Call to Order and Introductions. 3:05 p.m.–3:15 p.m.—The Council will review the agenda and approve the minutes. 3:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.—The Council will receive public testimony on agenda items; Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 34—Crew Size and Income Requirement; Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 35—Greater Amberjack; Final Action on a Regulatory Amendment for Red Snapper Fall Closed Season Review and 2012 Annual Catch Limit (ACL); Final Action on Spiny Lobster Amendment 11; and exempted fishing permits (EFPs), if any. 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AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) [Dr. Bonnie Ponwith, Responsible Party], 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149, has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and unidentified hardshell sea turtles for the purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 9, 2011, notice was published in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 1672 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2012 / Notices Federal Register (76 FR 48806) that a request for a scientific research permit to take green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp’s ridley, olive ridley, and unidentified hardshell sea turtles had been submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The five-year permit authorizes the SEFSC to conduct research on green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp’s ridley, olive ridley, and unidentified hardshell sea turtles captured under another authority during SEFSC resource assessment cruises. SEFSC personnel are authorized to handle, photograph, measure, weigh, flipper and passive integrated transponder tag, and tissue sample live sea turtles, and salvage specimens from dead sea turtles. The research will take place in the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and their embayments and estuaries. This research would aid in the development and refinement of management efforts to recover these species. Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: January 6, 2012. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 7 (Wednesday, January 11, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA925


Endangered Species; File No. 16194

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Southeast Fisheries 
Science Center (SEFSC) [Dr. Bonnie Ponwith, Responsible Party], 75 
Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149, has been issued a permit to take 
green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead 
(Caretta caretta), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), olive ridley 
(Lepidochelys olivacea), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and 
unidentified hardshell sea turtles for the purposes of scientific 
research.

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 
phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 
263 13th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824-5312; 
fax (727) 824-5309.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 9, 2011, notice was published in 
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Federal Register (76 FR 48806) that a request for a scientific research 
permit to take green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp's 
ridley, olive ridley, and unidentified hardshell sea turtles had been 
submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit has 
been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 
as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing 
the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened 
species (50 CFR parts 222-226).
    The five-year permit authorizes the SEFSC to conduct research on 
green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp's ridley, olive ridley, 
and unidentified hardshell sea turtles captured under another authority 
during SEFSC resource assessment cruises. SEFSC personnel are 
authorized to handle, photograph, measure, weigh, flipper and passive 
integrated transponder tag, and tissue sample live sea turtles, and 
salvage specimens from dead sea turtles. The research will take place 
in the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and their 
embayments and estuaries. This research would aid in the development 
and refinement of management efforts to recover these species.
    Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a 
finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

     Dated: January 6, 2012.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-397 Filed 1-10-12; 8:45 am]
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