National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 4, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; File Nos. 808-1735, 14233, 14506, 14603, and 14726
Document Number: 2010-24823
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued four permits and a permit amendment to conduct research on marine mammals or sea turtles. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional information regarding permittees.
Endangered Species; File No. 14176
Document Number: 2010-24822
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Michael Mangold (Permit Holder and Principal Investigator), United States Fish and Wildlife Service's Maryland Fishery Resource Office, 177 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401 has been issued a permit to take shortnose sturgeon for purposes of scientific research.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Inseason Adjustments to Fishery Management Measures
Document Number: 2010-24821
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-10-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule makes inseason adjustments to commercial fishery management measures for several groundfish species taken in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California. These actions, which are authorized by the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP), are intended to allow fisheries to access more abundant groundfish stocks while protecting overfished and depleted stocks and to prevent exceeding 2010 optimum yields.