[Federal Register: February 4, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 23)]
[Page 5813-5814]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Marine Mammal Annual Report Availability, Calendar Year 1995

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of calendar year 1995 marine mammal 
annual report.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the 
Biological Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey have issued 
their 1995 annual report on marine mammals under the jurisdiction of 
the U.S. Department of the Interior, as required

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by section 103(f) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. The 
report covers the period January 1 to December 31, 1995, and was 
submitted to Congress on October 29, 1997. By this notice, the public 
is informed that the 1995 report is available and that copies may be 
obtained on request to the Service.

ADDRESSES: Written requests for copies should be addressed to: 
Publications Unit, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National 
Conservation Training Center, Route 1, Box 166, Shepherd Grade Road, 
Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey L. Horwath, Division of Fish 
and Wildlife Management Assistance, Telephone (703) 358-1718.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Department of the Interior is 
responsible for eight species of marine mammals, as assigned by the 
Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. These species are polar bear, sea 
and marine otters, walrus, manatees (three species) and dugong. 
Administrative actions discussed include appropriations, marine mammals 
in Alaska, endangered and threatened marine mammal species, law 
enforcement activities, scientific research and public display permits, 
certificates of registration, research, Outer Continental Shelf 
environmental studies and international activities.

    Dated: January 22, 1998.
Jamie Rappaport Clark,
[FR Doc. 98-2667 Filed 2-3-98; 8:45 am]