NMFS Seeks Comment on Navy IHA for Mariana Islands

The  National Marine Fisheries Service proposes to issue authorization to the U.S. Navy to take marine mammals incidental to the training and testing activities conducted in the Mariana Islands Training and Testing Study Area from July 2015 through July 2020. This IHA would be issued pursuant to NMFS’ authority under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. NMFS will consider any comments on this proposed IHA which are received by NMFS no later than October 2, 2013.

Click here to read NMFS’ Federal Register notice of this proposed IHA.

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