NMFS Issues L-DEO an IHA for Southeast Pacific Ocean

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an incidental harassment authorization to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), to incidentally take, by level B harassment, 44 species of marine mammals, and to incidentally take, by Level A harassment, 26 species of marine mammals, during three marine geophysical (seismic) surveys in the southeast Pacific Ocean. This Authorization is effective from August 1, 2016, through July 31, 2017.

Click here for NMFS’ Federal Register notice of this IHA.

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