Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 65352-65354 [2013-25796]

Download as PDF 65352 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ‘‘read comments’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2013– 0861’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Privacy Act SUMMARY: Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act statement regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Information Collection Requests mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1. Title: Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling—46 Code of Federal Regulation Part 148. OMB Control Number: 1625–0025. Summary: As specified in 46 Code of Federal Regulation part 148, the application for a Special Permit allows the Coast Guard to determine the manner of safe carriage for unlisted materials. The information required by Dangerous Cargo Manifests and Shipping Papers permit vessel crews and emergency personnel to properly and safely respond to accidents involving hazardous substances. See 46 CFR part 148 Subpart B and §§ 148.60 and 148.70. Need: The Coast Guard administers and enforces statutes and rules for the safe transport and stowage of hazardous materials, including bulk solids. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners and operators of vessels that carry certain bulk solids. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 745 hours to 955 hours a year due to an increase in the estimated annual number of responses for Special Permits. Dated: October 24, 2013. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2013–25842 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N236; 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) prohibits 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 December 2, 2013. We must receive requests for marine mammal permit public hearings, in writing, at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section by December 2, 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices A. Endangered Species Applicant: Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, NY; PRT–15467B The applicant requests a permit to import two captive-bred female snow leopards (Uncia uncia) from Zoo Wuppertal and Tiergarten de Stadt, Germany, to the Bronx Zoo for the purpose of enhancement of propagation and survival of the species. Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis) Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) Applicant: Jordan Mercer, Micanopy, FL; PRT–18705B hearing is at the discretion of the Service Director. III. Permit Applications Applicant: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project, Region 2, Albuquerque, NM, PRT–104074 The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export and re-export live Mexican or lobo wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) for breeding and reintroduction, as well as the export and re-export of biological samples for genetic studies, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species and scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Linda Pond, Lind, WA; PRT– 17878B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Hattiesburg Convention Commission (dba Hattiesburg Zoo), Hattiesburg, MS; PRT–18078B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Species: Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) Black lemur (Eulemur macaco) Brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar) Leopard (Panthera pardus) Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Triple S Wildlife Ranch, Calvin, OK; PRT–18877B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and addax (Addax nasomaculatus) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Triple S Wildlife Ranch, Calvin, OK; PRT–18755B The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and addax (Addax nasomaculatus) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities over a 5year period. Applicant: Double B River Ranch, Comanche, TX; PRT–15680B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Double B River Ranch, Comanche, TX; PRT–15681B 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 over a 5-year period. PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65353 Applicant: Tufts University, Medford, MA; PRT–19069B The applicant requests a permit to import 300 biological samples from captive-held White-breasted thrashers (Ramphocinclus brachyurus) for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: Tyler Thomas, Alexandria Bay, NY; PRT–18729B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Species: Woylie (Bettongia penicillata) Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) Golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT–02251B The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophies of two scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and one addax (Addax nasomaculatus) culled from a captive herd maintained in the state of Texas for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT–02252B The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophies of one scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and one addax (Addax nasomaculatus) culled from a captive herd maintained in the state of Texas for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT–02253B The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy of one 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: Joseph Nabers, Katy, TX; PRT–19040B The applicant requests a permit to import a sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 65354 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals Applicant: The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, CA; PRT–101713 On November 5, 2012 (77 FR 66476), we published a notice of receipt of this application regarding this applicant’s request for a permit to take southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) of all ages and sexes for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species by rescue, rehabilitation, and release of stranded animals. We have received new information and are reopening the comment period. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year 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. T. 7 S., R. 48 W., Sec. 30. Containing 476.41 acres. Aggregating 1,116.41 acres. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Notice of the decision will also be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Bristol Bay Times. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the following time limits: 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until December 2, 2013 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 shall be deemed to have waived their rights. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed. Bureau of Land Management ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–25796 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P [AA–6683–G, AA–6683–A2; LLAK940000– L14100000–HY0000–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance AGENCY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to Stuyahok, Limited. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Stuyahok, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of New Stuyahok, Alaska, and are located in: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: DATES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. The BLM by phone at 907–271–5960 or by email at blm_ak_akso_public_room@ blm.gov. Persons who use a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the BLM during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ralph L. Eluska, Sr., Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Division of Lands and Cadastral. [FR Doc. 2013–25932 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 7 S., R. 45 W., Sec. 5. Containing 640 acres. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [LLNMA02000.L51010000.ER0000. LVRWG13G0940; NMNM–129147] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lobos CO2 Pipeline Project in Arizona and New Mexico and Amend the Rio Puerco, Roswell, and Socorro Resource Management Plans Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Socorro Field Office, Socorro, New Mexico, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in order to analyze the proposed Lobos carbon dioxide (CO2) Pipeline Project and consider amendments to the Roswell Resource Management Plan (RMP) (1997), the Rio Puerco RMP (1986), and the Socorro RMP (2010). This notice announces the scoping process to solicit public comments and identifies issues. DATES: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the RMP amendment with associated EIS. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until January 29, 2014. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through local news media and the BLM Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/nm/LobosCO2. In order to be included in the Draft EIS, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 90-day scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. We will provide additional opportunities for public participation as appropriate. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: BLM_NM_SFO_Comments@ blm.gov • Fax: 575–835–0223, Attention: Andi Knight • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Socorro Field Office, Attention: Andi Knight, 901 S. Highway 85, Socorro, NM 87801–4168. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N236; 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) prohibits 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 
December 2, 2013. We must receive requests for marine mammal permit 
public hearings, in writing, at the address shown in the ADDRESSES 
section by December 2, 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

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hearing is at the discretion of the Service Director.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, NY; PRT-15467B
    The applicant requests a permit to import two captive-bred female 
snow leopards (Uncia uncia) from Zoo Wuppertal and Tiergarten de Stadt, 
Germany, to the Bronx Zoo for the purpose of enhancement of propagation 
and survival of the species.
Applicant: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mexican Wolf Reintroduction 
Project, Region 2, Albuquerque, NM, PRT-104074
    The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export and re-
export live Mexican or lobo wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) for breeding 
and reintroduction, as well as the export and re-export of biological 
samples for genetic studies, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species and scientific research. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Linda Pond, Lind, WA; PRT-17878B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Hattiesburg Convention Commission (dba Hattiesburg Zoo), 
Hattiesburg, MS; PRT-18078B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the species' 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
    Species:

Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata)
Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus)
Black lemur (Eulemur macaco)
Brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus)
Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus)
Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar)
Leopard (Panthera pardus)
Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae)
Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis)
Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra)
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis)
Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii)
Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)
Applicant: Jordan Mercer, Micanopy, FL; PRT-18705B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for 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: Triple S Wildlife Ranch, Calvin, OK; PRT-18877B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and addax (Addax 
nasomaculatus) to enhance the species' propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Triple S Wildlife Ranch, Calvin, OK; PRT-18755B
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign 
commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) 
and addax (Addax nasomaculatus) from the captive herd maintained at 
their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
species. This notification covers activities over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Double B River Ranch, Comanche, TX; PRT-15680B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for 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: Double B River Ranch, Comanche, TX; PRT-15681B
    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 over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Tufts University, Medford, MA; PRT-19069B
    The applicant requests a permit to import 300 biological samples 
from captive-held White-breasted thrashers (Ramphocinclus brachyurus) 
for the purpose of scientific research.
Applicant: Tyler Thomas, Alexandria Bay, NY; PRT-18729B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the species' 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
    Species:

Woylie (Bettongia penicillata)
Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata)
Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis)
Golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba)
Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT-02251B
    The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophies 
of two scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and one addax (Addax 
nasomaculatus) culled from a captive herd maintained in the state of 
Texas for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT-02252B
    The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophies 
of one scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) and one addax (Addax 
nasomaculatus) culled from a captive herd maintained in the state of 
Texas for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Azlin Taxidermy, Clute, Texas; PRT-02253B
    The applicant requests a permit to export the sport-hunted trophy 
of one 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: Joseph Nabers, Katy, TX; PRT-19040B
    The applicant requests a permit to import a sport-hunted trophy of 
one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive 
herd maintained under the management

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program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement 
of the survival of the species.

B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals

Applicant: The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, CA; PRT-101713
    On November 5, 2012 (77 FR 66476), we published a notice of receipt 
of this application regarding this applicant's request for a permit to 
take southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) of all ages and sexes 
for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species by 
rescue, rehabilitation, and release of stranded animals. We have 
received new information and are reopening the comment period. 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.
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