NMFS Uses Acoustic Guidance In Another IHA

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has proposed issuance of an incidental harassment authorization to incidentally take marine mammals from Quintillion Subsea Operations,LLC, during subsea cable-laying and maintenance activities in the Beaufort, Bering, and Chukchi seas. This IHA would be issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. NMFS must receive any comments and information on this proposed IHA no later than June 12, 2017.

In this IHA, NMFS continues to require use of its new Acoustic Guidance.

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