[Federal Register: July 26, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 143)]
[Page 42409]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.


SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine 

DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by August 
25, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
applications 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 within 30 days 
of the date of publication of this notice to: 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.


Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals

    The public is invited to comment on the following applications for 
a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered marine mammals 
and/or marine mammals. The applications were submitted to satisfy 
requirements of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and/or the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, 
as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing 
endangered species (50 CFR part 17) and/or marine mammals (50 CFR part 
18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete 
applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications 
should be submitted to the Director (address above). 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 

Applicant: Lance G. Barrett-Lennard, Homer, AK, PRT-118442

    The applicant requests a permit to take by harassment up to 60 wild 
northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) in the Aleutian Islands, 
southwest Alaska, for the purpose of scientific research.
    Otters will be exposed to killer whale fin decoys and recordings of 
killer whale calls and blows; sea otter response will be observed and 
measured according to activity level. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, the Division of Management Authority is forwarding copies of 
the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the 
Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review.

Applicant: Craig A. Stanley, San Jose, CA, PRT-125911

    The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) sport hunted from the Southern Beaufort Sea polar bear 
population in Canada for personal, noncommercial use.

    Dated: July 7, 2006.
Michael L. Carpenter,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
 [FR Doc. E6-11958 Filed 7-25-06; 8:45 am]