Foreign Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Permit Applications, 17879-17881 [2019-08408]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2019 / Notices with EPA. You may search for EPA comments on EISs, along with EISs themselves, at https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. Robyn Thorson, Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species. DATES: We must receive comments by May 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be available for public inspection at http:// www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2019–0030. Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods: • Internet: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search for and submit comments on Docket No. FWS– HQ–IA–2019–0030. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2019–0030; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703–358– 2104, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2019–08356 Filed 4–25–19; 8:45 am] I. Public Comment Procedures BILLING CODE 4333–15–P A. How do I comment on submitted applications? We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an address not in ADDRESSES. We will not Public Comments You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods listed in ADDRESSES. 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. Comments and materials we receive, as well as supporting documentation we use in preparing the PEIS, will be available for public inspection by appointment, during normal business hours, at the Service’s Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office. Reasonable Accommodation Persons needing reasonable accommodations to attend and participate in the public meetings should contact Darren LeBlanc or Michelle Bogardus at the Service’s Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above). To allow sufficient time to process requests, please call no later than 14 days in advance of the meeting dates. Authority We provide this notice in accordance with the requirements of section 10 of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.; 50 CFR 17.22), and per NEPA and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. ACTION: [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2019–0030; FXIA16710900000–190–FF09A30000] Foreign Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Apr 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17879 consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES). When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide sufficient information 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. B. May I review comments submitted by others? You may view and comment on others’ public comments at http:// www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). C. Who will see my comments? If you submit a comment at http:// www.regulations.gov, your entire comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we invite public comments on permit applications before final action is taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, captive-bred E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 17880 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2019 / Notices amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 17. III. Permit Applications We invite comments on the following applications. Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 12767D The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive-born Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) to Bristol Zoo, Clifton, UK, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 12768D The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive-born Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) to Chester Zoo, Chester, UK, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Duke University, Durham, NC; Permit No. 217642 The applicant requests a permit to import biological specimens from various non-human primate species (Order Primates), including all species of lemurids, prosimians, New and Old World monkeys, and apes, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Tigers for Tomorrow, Atalla, AL; Permit No. 10375D The applicant requests a permit to import one male and five female captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) from ADI Temporary Custody Center, Escuintla, Guatemala, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: IUCN Iguana Specialist Group, Chicago, IL; Permit No. 32153D The applicant requests a permit for the import of biological specimens for the following species for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Scientific name Mayaguana iguana ......... Turks and Caicos iguana Cyclura carinata bartschi. Cyclura carinata carinata. Cyclura collei. Cyclura cornuta. Jamaican iguana ............ Rhinoceros iguana ......... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Apr 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 Common name Bahamas iguana ............ Cuban ground iguana ..... Anegada ground iguana Ricord’s ground iguana .. San Salvador iguana ...... Grand Cayman blue iguana. Mona ground iguana ...... Scientific name Cyclura Cyclura Cyclura Cyclura Cyclura Cyclura cychlura. nubila. pinguis. ricordi. rileyi. lewisi. Cyclura stejnegeri. Applicant: Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, CO; Permit No. 17189D The applicant requests a permit to import two pairs of captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) from Invictus Foundation, Pachuca, Mexico, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, CO; Permit No. 18004D The applicant requests a permit to import a pair of captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) from Zoologico Santiago Del Estero, Del Estero, Argentina, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA; Permit No. 69509B The applicant requests reissuance of a permit to import and export biological samples collected from wild and captive-bred Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), and olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of scientific research. Samples are collected form live or salvaged specimens. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Judy May, Water Valley, TX; Permit No. 16838B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Red lechwe (Kobus leche), Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii), and Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Memphis Zoological Garden, Memphis, TN; Permit No. 26429D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Scientific name Bontebok ........................ Damaliscus pygargus pygargus. Elephas maximus. Acinonyx jubatus. Panthera pardus orientalis. Panthera tigris sumatrae. Panthera uncia uncia. Nomascus leucogenys. Symphalangus syndactylus. Varecia variegata. Asian elephant ................ Cheetah .......................... Amur leopard .................. Sumatran tiger ................ Snow leopard ................. White-cheeked gibbon .... Siamang ......................... Black and white ruffed lemur. Red ruffed lemur ............ Varecia rubra. Applicant: Santa Ana Zoo, Santa Ana, CA; Permit No. 06177D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Cotton-top tamarin .......... Golden lion tamarin ........ Golden-headed lion tamarin. Black and white ruffed lemur. Ring-tailed lemur ............ Scientific name Saguinus oedipus. Leontopithecus rosalia. Leontopithecus chrysomelas. Varecia variegata. Lemur catta. Applicant: Jacksonville Zoological Society, Jacksonville, FL; Permit No. 24690D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Scientific name Bonobo ........................... Western lowland gorilla .. Sumatran tiger ................ Malayan tiger .................. South African cheetah .... White rhinoceros ............ Pan paniscus. Gorilla gorilla. Panthera tigris sumatrae. Panthera tigris jacksoni. Acinonyx jubatus. Ceratotherium simum simum. Varanus komodoensis. Komodo dragon .............. Applicant: Ross Popenoe, Redmond, WA; Permit No. 816505 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) and Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra), to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: William Burnett, North Little Rock, AR; Permit No. 034408 E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2019 / Notices The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii), to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Tom Motlow, Dallas, TX; Permit No. 25531D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: J–3 Ranch, Missouri City, TX; Permit No. 23872D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for red lechwe (Kobus leche), to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC; Permit No. 13035D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for komodo island monitor (Varanus komodoensis), to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: ARDENR, LP, San Angelo, TX; Permit No. 07495D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Jackson Zoological Society, Inc., Jackson, MS; Permit No. 24559D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), red-ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana), and chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Ricardo Longoria, Natalia, TX; Permit No. 33103D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Arabian oryx (Oryx VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Apr 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 leucoryx) to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa, OK; Permit No. 85017C The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Fiji banded iguana .......... Aquatic box turtle ........... Radiated Madagascar tortoise. San Esteban Island chuckwalla. Komodo island monitor .. Jamaican boa ................. Chinese alligator ............. White Siberian crane ...... African penguin .............. Golden parakeet ............. Rothschild’s starling ....... Asian elephant ................ Black-and-white ruffed lemur. Golden-headed lion tamarin. Diana monkey ................ Siamang ......................... Chimpanzee ................... Black-footed cat .............. Lion ................................. Malayan tiger .................. Snow leopard ................. African wild dog .............. White rhinoceros ............ Scientific name Brachylophus fasciatus. Terrapene coahuila. Geochelone radiata. Sauromalus varius. Varanus komodoensis. Epicrates subflavus. Alligator sinensis. Grus leucogeranus. Spheniscus demersus. Aratinga guarouba. Leucopsar rothschildi. Elephas maximus. Varecia variegata variegata. Leontopithecus chrysomelas. Cercopithecus diana. Symphalangus syndactylus. Pan troglodytes. Felis nigripes. Panthera leo. Panthera tigris jacksoni. Panthera uncia. Lycaon pictus. Ceratotherium simum. Applicant: Judy May, Water Valley, TX; Permit No. 85955C The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Red lechwe (Kobus leche), Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii), and Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, to enhance the species’ propagation and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: J–3 Ranch, Missouri City, TX; Permit No. 28795D The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess red lechwe (Kobus leche) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, to enhance the species’ propagation and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: ARDENR, LP, San Angelo, TX; Permit No. 07494D The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) from the captive herd maintained at their PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17881 facility, to enhance the species’ propagation and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Multiple Trophy Applicants The following applicants request permits to import sport-hunted trophies of male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. Applicant: Amy Evans, Madera, CA; Permit No. 33093D Applicant: Philip Geisse Westlin, OR; Permit No. 28644D Applicant: David Schultz, Waukesha, WI; Permit No. 22128D Applicant: Madeline Demaske, Greeley, CO; Permit No. 24619D Applicant: Joseph Hohenthaner, Madison, SD; Permit No. 23082D Applicant: Jeff Demaske, Greeley, CO; Permit No. 24612D Applicant: Daniel Meyer, Cypress, TX; Permit No. 26444D IV. Next Steps After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for ‘‘12345A’’. V. Authority We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing regulations. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2019–08408 Filed 4–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0030; FXIA16710900000-190-FF09A30000]


Foreign Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Permit 
Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign 
species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act 
(ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed 
species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such 
activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before 
issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with 
respect to any endangered species.

DATES: We must receive comments by May 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting 
materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be 
available for public inspection at http://www.regulations.gov in Docket 
No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0030.
    Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the 
name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your 
comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods:
     Internet: http://www.regulations.gov. Search for and 
submit comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0030.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0030; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803.
    For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703-358-
2104, via email at [email protected], or via the Federal Relay Service at 
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I comment on submitted applications?

    We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies 
to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested 
permits, we will take into consideration any information that we 
receive during the public comment period.
    You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in 
ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an 
address not in ADDRESSES. We will not consider or include in our 
administrative record comments we receive after the close of the 
comment period (see DATES).
    When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant 
and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide 
sufficient information 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.

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    You may view and comment on others' public comments at http://www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy 
Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

C. Who will see my comments?

    If you submit a comment at http://www.regulations.gov, your entire 
comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted 
on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal 
identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email 
address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold 
this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that 
we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations 
or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be 
made available for public disclosure in their entirety.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we 
invite public comments on permit applications before final action is 
taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with 
listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such 
activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow 
otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance 
the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service 
regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, 
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wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity otherwise 
prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species are 
available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 17.

III. Permit Applications

    We invite comments on the following applications.

Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 12767D

    The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive-born 
Coquerel's sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) to Bristol Zoo, Clifton, UK, 
for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the 
species. This notification is for a single export.

Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 12768D

    The applicant requests a permit to export a pair of captive-born 
Coquerel's sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) to Chester Zoo, Chester, UK, 
for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the 
species. This notification is for a single export.

Applicant: Duke University, Durham, NC; Permit No. 217642

    The applicant requests a permit to import biological specimens from 
various non-human primate species (Order Primates), including all 
species of lemurids, prosimians, New and Old World monkeys, and apes, 
for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Tigers for Tomorrow, Atalla, AL; Permit No. 10375D

    The applicant requests a permit to import one male and five female 
captive-born tigers (Panthera tigris) from ADI Temporary Custody 
Center, Escuintla, Guatemala, for the purpose of enhancing the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a 
single import.

Applicant: IUCN Iguana Specialist Group, Chicago, IL; Permit No. 32153D

    The applicant requests a permit for the import of biological 
specimens for the following species for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Mayaguana iguana..........................  Cyclura carinata bartschi.
Turks and Caicos iguana...................  Cyclura carinata carinata.
Jamaican iguana...........................  Cyclura collei.
Rhinoceros iguana.........................  Cyclura cornuta.
Bahamas iguana............................  Cyclura cychlura.
Cuban ground iguana.......................  Cyclura nubila.
Anegada ground iguana.....................  Cyclura pinguis.
Ricord's ground iguana....................  Cyclura ricordi.
San Salvador iguana.......................  Cyclura rileyi.
Grand Cayman blue iguana..................  Cyclura lewisi.
Mona ground iguana........................  Cyclura stejnegeri.
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Applicant: Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, CO; Permit No. 17189D

    The applicant requests a permit to import two pairs of captive-born 
tigers (Panthera tigris) from Invictus Foundation, Pachuca, Mexico, for 
the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. 
This notification is for a single import.

Applicant: Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, CO; Permit No. 18004D

    The applicant requests a permit to import a pair of captive-born 
tigers (Panthera tigris) from Zoologico Santiago Del Estero, Del 
Estero, Argentina, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or 
survival of the species. This notification is for a single import.

Applicant: Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA; Permit No. 
69509B

    The applicant requests reissuance of a permit to import and export 
biological samples collected from wild and captive-bred Kemp's ridley 
sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys 
imbricata), leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), green sea 
turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), and 
olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of 
scientific research. Samples are collected form live or salvaged 
specimens. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Judy May, Water Valley, TX; Permit No. 16838B

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Red lechwe (Kobus 
leche), Eld's deer (Rucervus eldii), and Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) 
to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Applicant: Memphis Zoological Garden, Memphis, TN; Permit No. 26429D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance the propagation or 
survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Bontebok..................................  Damaliscus pygargus
                                             pygargus.
Asian elephant............................  Elephas maximus.
Cheetah...................................  Acinonyx jubatus.
Amur leopard..............................  Panthera pardus orientalis.
Sumatran tiger............................  Panthera tigris sumatrae.
Snow leopard..............................  Panthera uncia uncia.
White-cheeked gibbon......................  Nomascus leucogenys.
Siamang...................................  Symphalangus syndactylus.
Black and white ruffed lemur..............  Varecia variegata.
Red ruffed lemur..........................  Varecia rubra.
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Applicant: Santa Ana Zoo, Santa Ana, CA; Permit No. 06177D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance the propagation or 
survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Cotton-top tamarin........................  Saguinus oedipus.
Golden lion tamarin.......................  Leontopithecus rosalia.
Golden-headed lion tamarin................  Leontopithecus chrysomelas.
Black and white ruffed lemur..............  Varecia variegata.
Ring-tailed lemur.........................  Lemur catta.
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Applicant: Jacksonville Zoological Society, Jacksonville, FL; Permit 
No. 24690D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Bonobo....................................  Pan paniscus.
Western lowland gorilla...................  Gorilla gorilla.
Sumatran tiger............................  Panthera tigris sumatrae.
Malayan tiger.............................  Panthera tigris jacksoni.
South African cheetah.....................  Acinonyx jubatus.
White rhinoceros..........................  Ceratotherium simum simum.
Komodo dragon.............................  Varanus komodoensis.
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Applicant: Ross Popenoe, Redmond, WA; Permit No. 816505

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) 
and Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra), to enhance the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: William Burnett, North Little Rock, AR; Permit No. 034408


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    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Madagascar radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) 
and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii), to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Tom Motlow, Dallas, TX; Permit No. 25531D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance 
the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: J-3 Ranch, Missouri City, TX; Permit No. 23872D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for red lechwe (Kobus leche), to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC; Permit No. 13035D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for komodo island monitor (Varanus komodoensis), to 
enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.

Applicant: ARDENR, LP, San Angelo, TX; Permit No. 07495D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Jackson Zoological Society, Inc., Jackson, MS; Permit No. 
24559D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), red-
ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra), Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana), and 
chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) to enhance the propagation or survival of 
the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Ricardo Longoria, Natalia, TX; Permit No. 33103D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa, OK; Permit No. 85017C

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation 
or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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                Common name                        Scientific name
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Fiji banded iguana........................  Brachylophus fasciatus.
Aquatic box turtle........................  Terrapene coahuila.
Radiated Madagascar tortoise..............  Geochelone radiata.
San Esteban Island chuckwalla.............  Sauromalus varius.
Komodo island monitor.....................  Varanus komodoensis.
Jamaican boa..............................  Epicrates subflavus.
Chinese alligator.........................  Alligator sinensis.
White Siberian crane......................  Grus leucogeranus.
African penguin...........................  Spheniscus demersus.
Golden parakeet...........................  Aratinga guarouba.
Rothschild's starling.....................  Leucopsar rothschildi.
Asian elephant............................  Elephas maximus.
Black-and-white ruffed lemur..............  Varecia variegata variegata.
Golden-headed lion tamarin................  Leontopithecus chrysomelas.
Diana monkey..............................  Cercopithecus diana.
Siamang...................................  Symphalangus syndactylus.
Chimpanzee................................  Pan troglodytes.
Black-footed cat..........................  Felis nigripes.
Lion......................................  Panthera leo.
Malayan tiger.............................  Panthera tigris jacksoni.
Snow leopard..............................  Panthera uncia.
African wild dog..........................  Lycaon pictus.
White rhinoceros..........................  Ceratotherium simum.
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Applicant: Judy May, Water Valley, TX; Permit No. 85955C

    The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess 
Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Red lechwe (Kobus leche), Eld's deer 
(Rucervus eldii), and Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) from the captive 
herd maintained at their facility, to enhance the species' propagation 
and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by 
the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: J-3 Ranch, Missouri City, TX; Permit No. 28795D

    The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess 
red lechwe (Kobus leche) from the captive herd maintained at their 
facility, to enhance the species' propagation and survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Applicant: ARDENR, LP, San Angelo, TX; Permit No. 07494D

    The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess 
barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) from the captive herd maintained at 
their facility, to enhance the species' propagation and survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Multiple Trophy Applicants

    The following applicants request permits to import sport-hunted 
trophies of male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a 
captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of 
South Africa, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival 
of the species.

Applicant: Amy Evans, Madera, CA; Permit No. 33093D
Applicant: Philip Geisse Westlin, OR; Permit No. 28644D
Applicant: David Schultz, Waukesha, WI; Permit No. 22128D
Applicant: Madeline Demaske, Greeley, CO; Permit No. 24619D
Applicant: Joseph Hohenthaner, Madison, SD; Permit No. 23082D
Applicant: Jeff Demaske, Greeley, CO; Permit No. 24612D
Applicant: Daniel Meyer, Cypress, TX; Permit No. 26444D

IV. Next Steps

    After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding 
permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in 
this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may 
locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this 
document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance 
of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for 
``12345A''.

V. Authority

    We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing 
regulations.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2019-08408 Filed 4-25-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P