[Federal Register: January 21, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 14)]
[Page 3472]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

    The following applicants have applied for a permit to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided 
pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.):
    Applicant: Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 
HI, PRT-021337.
    The applicant requests a permit to export 500 seeds of Achyranthes 
splendens var. rotundata to Dr. Massimo Marcone, University of Guelph, 
Ontario, Canada. These seeds were artificially propagated at the 
Honolulu Botanical Garden Koko Crater site on Oahu. The export would be 
for scientific research purposes.
    Applicant: Yukon E. Grubaugh, Anchorage, AK, PRT-021874.
    The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy 
of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas). Culled from a 
captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of 
South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
    Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be received 
by the Director within 30 days of the date of the date of this 
    The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) 
for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The 
application(s) was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine 
Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and 
the regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR 18).
    Applicant: Zachary Sharp, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 
NM, PRT-021423.
    Permit Type: Import for scientific research.
    Name and Number of Animals: Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus 
rosmarus), 1 cross-section of canine tooth from each of 12 animals.
    Summary of Activity to be Authorized: The applicant requests a 
permit to import cross-sections of canine teeth for the purpose of 
scientific research for a preliminary analysis to determine if tooth 
cementum shows significant variations in stable isotopes of carbon, 
nitrogen, and lead.
    Source of Marine Mammals: Animals were taken as part of Canadian 
Inuit subsistence hunts from eastern Hudson Bay, Canada, in 1990-92.
    Period of Activity: Up to 5 years, if issued.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, the Office of Management Authority is forwarding copies of 
these applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of 
Scientific Advisors for their review.
    Written data, comments or requests for copies of these complete 
applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications 
should be sent to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of 
Management Authority, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, 
Virginia 22203, telephone 703/358-2104 or fax 703/358-2281. These 
requests must be received within 30 days of the date of publication of 
this notice. Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons 
why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at 
the discretion of the Director.
    Documents and other information submitted with the application are 
available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act 
and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written 
request for a copy of such documents to the above address within 30 
days of the date of publication of this notice.

    Dated: January 17, 2000.
Kristen Nelson,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-1488 Filed 1-20-00; 8:45 am]