[Federal Register: December 24, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 247)]
[Page 78506]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Marine Mammals

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permit for marine mammals.


SUMMARY: The following permit was issued.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted for this 
application are available for review by any party who submits a written 
request to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management 
Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 
22203; fax (703) 358-2281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, 
telephone 703/358-2104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 18, 2002, a notice was published in 
the Federal Register (67 FR 19205), that an application had been filed 
with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Hubbs-Sea World Research 
Institute for a permit (PRT-054026) to conduct scientific research to 
measure the sonar acoustic reflectivity of captive held Florida 
manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris).
    Notice is hereby given that on December 4, 2002, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife Service issued 
the requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.

    Dated: December 6, 2002.
Monica Farris,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
[FR Doc. 02-32329 Filed 12-23-02; 8:45 am]