NMFS Authorizes Anchor Retrieval Takes

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization to Fairweather, LLC.  NMFS issued this IHA under regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act.  It authorizes Fairweather to take, by harassment, small numbers of 12 species of marine mammals incidental to an anchor retrieval program in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, Alaska, during the open-water season of 2016.

Click here to read more about this action.

Leave a Reply

Please Answer: *