NOAA Requests Comment from MARMAM


The Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion (“MARMAM”) is a public e-mail list meant to serve researchers and managers working with marine mammals. The U.S. NOAA Fisheries recently asked the MARMAM participants to comment on two NOAA Fisheries actions. The text of this request follows:

            “Greetings MARMAM,

            NOAA Fisheries is requesting public review and comments on the recently
            released Draft Recovery Plan for the North Pacific right whale.  The
            deadline for comments is March 11, 2013 and the website to submit comments
            is!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-2013-0003    The
            Draft Recovery Plan is available online at

            NOAA Fisheries is also requesting public comments on revised 2012 Draft
            Stock Assessment Reports for 10 stocks in the Atlantic region.  The Draft
            SARs include revisions to abundance estimates and corrections to some
            by catch estimates for the 10 stocks.  The deadline for comments is April
            16, 2013 and the website to submit comments is

More information and the revised draft SARs are available online at:

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