National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration January 6, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals; File No. 18824
Document Number: 2015-33183
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Briana Witteveen, Ph.D., University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way, Kodiak, AK, 99615, to conduct research on humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae); killer (Orcinus orca); gray (Eschrichtius robustus); North Pacific Right (Eubaelana japonica); fin (Balaenoptera physalus); sei (B. borealis); minke whales (B. acutorostrata); blue (B. musculus); and sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Additionally, harbor (Phocoena phocoena) and Dall's porpoises (P. dalli), Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), Northern fur (Callorhinus ursinus) and harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), and Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) may be incidentally harassed.
Endangered Species; File No. 19716
Document Number: 2015-33182
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Robert Hardy, 100 8th Avenue Southeast Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish & Wildlife Research Institute, St Petersburg, FL 33701, has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.