Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 34118-34120 [2013-13408]

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[FR Doc. 2013–13377 Filed 6–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N131; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before July 8, 2013. We must receive requests for marine mammal permit public hearings, in writing, at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section by July 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Jun 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Comment Procedures A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the street address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. Under the MMPA, you may request a hearing on any MMPA application received. If you request a hearing, give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Service Director. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered species Applicant: Brad Blevins, Edmond OK; PRT–804095 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Blue Sky Aviaries LLC, Christiansburg, VA; PRT–05648B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba), Cuban parrot (Amazona leucocephala), and Vinaceous parrot (Amazona vinacea) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Masquerade Exotic Animals, LLC, Milton, GA; PRT–05246B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata), red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), black lemur (Eulemur macaco), white-fronted lemur (Eulemur albifrons), brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus), cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 109 / Thursday, June 6, 2013 / Notices oedipus), Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana), mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx), lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), and siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus), to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Cord Offermann, Austin, TX; PRT–05160B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), tartaruga (Podocnemis expansa), and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii), to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA; PRT–840690 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Families Cercopithecidae Felidae (does not include Jaguar, Ocelot, or Margay) Hominidae Lemuridae Crocodylidae Species Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) White-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) Aruba Island rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus unicolor) Applicant: Wesley Williams, Orangeburg, SC; PRT–156736 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: City of Gainesville, dba Frank Buck Zoo, Gainesville, TX; PRT– 06588B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Jun 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 17.21(g) for ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata), red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), black lemur (Eulemur macaco), cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: KHJ Property Management LLC, Del Rio, TX; PRT–93972A The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii), Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx), and dama gazelle (Nanger dama), to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Timothy Gazankas, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada; PRT–06849B The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy of one male scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), culled from a captive herd maintained in the State of Texas, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Animal Conservation Unlimited, Virginia Beach, VA; PRT– 06673B The applicant requests a permit for the export of one captive-bred jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus) to Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Louis Waters, Utopia, TX; PRT–682850 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Families Equidae Bovidae Cervidae Species Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar) PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34119 Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, dba San Diego Zoo Global, San Diego, CA; PRT–694912 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Families Bovidae Camelidae Canidae Cebidae Cercopithecidae Cervidae Cheirogaleidae Daubentoniidae Equidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hominidae Hylobatidae Indriidae Lemuridae Loridae Macropodidae Potoroidae Rhinocerotidae Tapiridae Tarsiidae Ursidae Accipitridae Cathartidae Columbidae Gruidae Psittacidae (does not include thickbilled parrots) Rheidae Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis Pelzelni) Threskiornithidae Crocodylidae Iguanidae Testudinidae Varanidae Cryptobranchidae Genus Tragopan Apalone Trionyx Trachemys Species Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Indian python (Python molurus molurus) Applicant: Robert Blome, Florence, AZ; PRT–785246 The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include spotted pond turtle, (Geoclemys hamiltonii), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), tartaruga E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 34120 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 109 / Thursday, June 6, 2013 / Notices (Podocnemis expansa), Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and Cayman Brac ground iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Corley Ranch, Madisonville, TX; PRT–06542B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Corley Ranch, Madisonville, TX; PRT–06662B The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals Applicant: USFWS, Marine Mammals Management, Anchorage, AK; PRT– 041309 The applicant requests renewal of the permit to take northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) from the wild in the State of Alaska via capture, tagging, biological sampling, carcass retrieval, and aerial and boat surveys for the purpose of scientific research on the status of sea otters in Alaska. Permittee would also import and export biological specimens. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Concurrent with publishing this notice in the Federal Register, we are forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–13408 Filed 6–5–13; 8:45 am] Applicant: Douglas Dix, dba Deer Fern Farms, Arlington, WA; PRT–07311B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for spotted pond turtle, (Geoclemys hamiltonii), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), tartaruga (Podocnemis expansa), Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi) and to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This Permit No. notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). SUMMARY: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) the application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N131; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for 
Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, 
the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act 
(MMPA) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
July 8, 2013. We must receive requests for marine mammal permit public 
hearings, in writing, at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section by 
July 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 
22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 
applications?

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the street address listed under 
ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information 
applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing 
viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware 
that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the 
Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et 
seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, 
Effective, and Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum 
for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 
2009--Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), 
which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency 
in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public 
comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. 
Under the MMPA, you may request a hearing on any MMPA application 
received.
    If you request a hearing, give specific reasons why a hearing would 
be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of 
the Service Director.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered species

Applicant: Brad Blevins, Edmond OK; PRT-804095
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Galapagos tortoise 
(Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to 
enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Blue Sky Aviaries LLC, Christiansburg, VA; PRT-05648B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba), Cuban parrot 
(Amazona leucocephala), and Vinaceous parrot (Amazona vinacea) to 
enhance the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Masquerade Exotic Animals, LLC, Milton, GA; PRT-05246B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), black and white 
ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata), red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), 
black lemur (Eulemur macaco), white-fronted lemur (Eulemur albifrons), 
brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus), cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus

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oedipus), Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana), mandrill (Mandrillus 
sphinx), lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), and siamang (Symphalangus 
syndactylus), to enhance the species' propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Cord Offermann, Austin, TX; PRT-05160B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), radiated 
tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis 
unifilis), tartaruga (Podocnemis expansa), and spotted pond turtle 
(Geoclemys hamiltonii), to enhance the species' propagation or 
survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA; PRT-840690
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and 
species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.

Families
    Cercopithecidae
    Felidae (does not include Jaguar, Ocelot, or Margay)
    Hominidae
    Lemuridae
    Crocodylidae

Species
    Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)
    African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
    White-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys)
    Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
    Aruba Island rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus unicolor)
Applicant: Wesley Williams, Orangeburg, SC; PRT-156736
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Galapagos tortoise 
(Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to 
enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: City of Gainesville, dba Frank Buck Zoo, Gainesville, TX; 
PRT-06588B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), black and white 
ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata), red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), 
black lemur (Eulemur macaco), cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), 
lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), 
scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis 
nigra), and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: KHJ Property Management LLC, Del Rio, TX; PRT-93972A
    The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include barasingha (Rucervus 
duvaucelii), Eld's deer (Rucervus eldii), Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx), 
and dama gazelle (Nanger dama), to enhance the species' propagation or 
survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Timothy Gazankas, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada; PRT-
06849B
    The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy 
of one male scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), culled from a captive 
herd maintained in the State of Texas, for the purpose of enhancement 
of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Animal Conservation Unlimited, Virginia Beach, VA; PRT-
06673B
    The applicant requests a permit for the export of one captive-bred 
jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus) to Assiniboine Park Zoo, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species.
Applicant: Louis Waters, Utopia, TX; PRT-682850
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, and 
species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.

Families
    Equidae
    Bovidae
    Cervidae

Species
    Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar)

Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, dba San Diego Zoo Global, 
San Diego, CA; PRT-694912
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera 
and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Families
    Bovidae
    Camelidae
    Canidae
    Cebidae
    Cercopithecidae
    Cervidae
    Cheirogaleidae
    Daubentoniidae
    Equidae
    Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
    Hominidae
    Hylobatidae
    Indriidae
    Lemuridae
    Loridae
    Macropodidae
    Potoroidae
    Rhinocerotidae
    Tapiridae
    Tarsiidae
    Ursidae
    Accipitridae
    Cathartidae
    Columbidae
    Gruidae
    Psittacidae (does not include thick-billed parrots)
    Rheidae
    Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis Pelzelni)
    Threskiornithidae
    Crocodylidae
    Iguanidae
    Testudinidae
    Varanidae
    Cryptobranchidae

Genus
    Tragopan
    Apalone
    Trionyx
    Trachemys

Species
    Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)
    Indian python (Python molurus molurus)
Applicant: Robert Blome, Florence, AZ; PRT-785246
    The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include spotted pond turtle, 
(Geoclemys hamiltonii), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis 
unifilis), tartaruga

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(Podocnemis expansa), Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), 
Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and Cayman Brac ground 
iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) to enhance their propagation or 
survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Corley Ranch, Madisonville, TX; PRT-06542B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) to enhance 
the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Corley Ranch, Madisonville, TX; PRT-06662B
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign 
commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) 
from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Douglas Dix, dba Deer Fern Farms, Arlington, WA; PRT-07311B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for spotted pond turtle, (Geoclemys hamiltonii), 
yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), tartaruga 
(Podocnemis expansa), Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), 
Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi) and to enhance the species' 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals

Applicant: USFWS, Marine Mammals Management, Anchorage, AK; PRT-041309
    The applicant requests renewal of the permit to take northern sea 
otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) from the wild in the State of Alaska 
via capture, tagging, biological sampling, carcass retrieval, and 
aerial and boat surveys for the purpose of scientific research on the 
status of sea otters in Alaska. Permittee would also import and export 
biological specimens. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
    Concurrent with publishing this notice in the Federal Register, we 
are forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal 
Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2013-13408 Filed 6-5-13; 8:45 am]
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