Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, 54940 [2021-21714]

Download as PDF 54940 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 5, 2021 / Notices Dated: September 30, 2021. Kimberly Damon-Randall, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of one scientific research permit. [FR Doc. 2021–21672 Filed 10–4–21; 8:45 am] Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued a scientific research permit (Permit 19571–2R) to the NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California, under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The research is intended to increase knowledge of black abalone listed under the ESA and to help guide management, conservation, and recovery efforts. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request via email to nmfs.wcr-apps@noaa.gov (please SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB459] Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: include the permit number in the subject line of the email). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Wang, Long Beach, California, phone: 562–980–4199, email: Susan.Wang@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 16, 2021, that a request for a permit renewal had been submitted by NMFS’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application and a complete description of the research, go to www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number and Federal Register notice information provided in the table below. TABLE 1—ISSUED PERMITS RTID Applicant 19571–2R ....... 0648–XA872 .. NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center—8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 (Responsible Party: Kristen Koch). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Authority Scientific research permits are issued in accordance with section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and regulations governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222–226). NMFS issues permits based on finding that such permits: (1) Are applied for in good faith; (2) if granted and exercised, would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species that are the subject of the permit; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policy of section 2 of the ESA. The authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Previous Federal Register notice Permit No. Dated: September 30, 2021. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–21714 Filed 10–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Oct 04, 2021 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB460] Marine Mammals; File No. 25794 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Jennifer Burns, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Biology Department, 2901 Main Street Lubbock, TX 79409–3131 has applied in due form for a permit to import and export specimens of gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) for scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before November 4, 2021. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 25794 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov. Written comments on this application should be submitted via email to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 86 FR 9489; February 16, 2021. Issuance date September 16, 2021. NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include File No. 25794 in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Sara Young, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The applicant proposes to import and export of parts collected from gray seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia for the purpose of studying the role of maternal iron transfer in the development of heme stores and aerobic diving capacity in gray seal pups. Samples will be imported and exported from up to 35 males, 51 females and 16 pups (of either sex) per year. In addition, the applicant is proposing to opportunistically import and export of samples from 100 gray seals from Canada DFO archives and organs opportunistically salvaged from up to 20 deceased gray seals in Canada. Samples would include blood, milk, whiskers, nails, fur, blubber, muscle, scat, spew, saliva, and urine. Samples E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 190 (Tuesday, October 5, 2021)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-21714]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB459]


Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of one scientific research permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued a scientific 
research permit (Permit 19571-2R) to the NMFS Southwest Fisheries 
Science Center in La Jolla, California, under the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA). The research is intended to increase knowledge of black 
abalone listed under the ESA and to help guide management, 
conservation, and recovery efforts.

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request via email to [email protected] (please 
include the permit number in the subject line of the email).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Wang, Long Beach, California, 
phone: 562-980-4199, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice was published in the Federal Register 
on February 16, 2021, that a request for a permit renewal had been 
submitted by NMFS's Southwest Fisheries Science Center. To locate the 
Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application 
and a complete description of the research, go to 
www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number and Federal 
Register notice information provided in the table below.

                                             Table 1--Issued Permits
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                                                                             Previous Federal
           Permit No.                   RTID               Applicant         Register notice     Issuance date
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19571-2R.......................  0648-XA872.......  NMFS Southwest          86 FR 9489;        September 16,
                                                     Fisheries Science       February 16,       2021.
                                                     Center--8901 La Jolla   2021.
                                                     Shores Drive, La
                                                     Jolla, CA 92037
                                                     (Responsible Party:
                                                     Kristen Koch).
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    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 
activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.

Authority

    Scientific research permits are issued in accordance with section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and regulations 
governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222-226). NMFS 
issues permits based on finding that such permits: (1) Are applied for 
in good faith; (2) if granted and exercised, would not operate to the 
disadvantage of the listed species that are the subject of the permit; 
and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policy of section 2 of the 
ESA. The authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set 
forth in the permits.

    Dated: September 30, 2021.
Angela Somma,
Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-21714 Filed 10-4-21; 8:45 am]
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