NMFS Issues Navy Pacific LOAs

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued four 1-year Letters of Authorization to the U.S. Navy to take marine mammals by harassment incidental to their military readiness activities associated with the routine training, testing, and military operations of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active sonar within the northwest Pacific Ocean and the north central Pacific Ocean. These Authorizations are effective from August 15, 2015, through August 14, 2016.

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

Leave a Reply

Please Answer: *